Uloba is a cooperative owned and run by people with disabilities according to the philosophy of Independent Living. It was founded in 1991 and is based on the principles of empowerment, full citizenship and human … Read more
We are delighted to introduce you to the latest person to be inducted into the ENIL Hall of Fame, Mima Ruzicic-Novkovic. Mima is an Independent Living activist from Serbia with an academic background in linguistics. … Read more
The International Human Rights Forum Lucerne (IHRF) held its international conference from April 26th – 27th 2013. The Forum is organized by the Center of Human Rights Education of the University of Teacher Education, Lucerne. … Read more
The 6th Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) meeting was held between 24th and 26th April in Vienna. The Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) is the Fundamental Rights Agency’s channel for cooperation with over 350 civil society organizations … Read more
The 5th International Disability Law Summer School will take place in Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland between Monday 17th June- 22nd June 2013. This is the largest and best attended Summer School … Read more
Aleksis Sarma is one of founders of the “Latvian Movement for Independent Living” which was founded in 2009 and has been involved in this for the past four years. He is an active member of … Read more
Gatis Caunitis is a young person with disability from Latvia and he is not satisfied with the current Latvian legislation for personal assistance. The legislation came into effect on the first of January 2013. People … Read more
Join us for the Strasbourg Freedom Drive this September! This year in Strasbourg we will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Strasbourg Freedom Drive and we aim to make this year’s Freedom Drive the … Read more
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