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May 23. 0 News

ULOBA Launched the Bente Skansgårds Independent Living Fund on May 9th, 2015

Bente, the mother of ULOBA and the founder of Independent Living in Norway, will be remembered every year through grants from the fund that will be given to allow for the development of Independent Living in Norway, but also worldwide. Read more

May 16. 0 News
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ENIL Launches New Independent Living Network Website

ENIL is launching a new website – http://ilnet.enil.eu/ – in cooperation with the Center for Independent Living – Sofia and RUSIHAK. It is part of the project “Independent Living Network: Promoting the right to independent living of people with disabilities in Turkey”. Read more

May 7. 0 News
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ENIL Job Opportunity: Advocacy and Communications Officer

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is looking for a full-time Advocacy and Communications Officer for its newly opened Brussels office, with a starting date July 1, 2015. Read more

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Briefing on the Use of Structural Funds to Support the Transition from Institutional Care to Community Living

With the majority of Operational Programmes for the European Structural and Investment Funds (‘Structural Funds’) adopted, the European Network on Independent Living – European Coalition for Community Living (ENIL-ECCL) consider it important to highlight the significant on-going issues which may impede the transition from institutional care to community living for people with disabilities. Read more

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“We Are Sailing Stormy Waters in a Shared Boat”

This is what most of our Turkish friends agreed at the end of the study visit to Bulgaria hosted by the CIL – Sofia team as a part of a joined project with ENIL and RUSIHAK in Istanbul, Turkey. Read more

ULOBA Launched the Bente Skansgårds Independent Living Fund on May 9th, 2015

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ULOBA Launched the Bente Skansgårds Independent Living Fund on May 9th, 2015

Bente, the mother of ULOBA and the founder of Independent Living in Norway, will be remembered every year through grants from the fund that will be given to allow for the development of Independent Living in Norway, but also worldwide. Read more

Bulgaria: When a House Is Not a Home

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Bulgaria: When a House Is Not a Home

My name is Bridget Cooper and between 2011 and 2015, I shared my house in Bulgaria with eight women with a mild learning disability. I lived on the third floor and the municipality rented the fully furnished two lower floors for a symbolic rent, to be used as ‘zashtiteno jilishte’ (protected house). Read more

Freedom Drive Update – 22 May 2015

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Freedom Drive Update – 22 May 2015

The ENIL Freedom Drive 2015 is quickly approaching. The ENIL staff had its face-to-face meeting for activity planning on 19th and 20th May and the ENIL Freedom Drive in Brussels was high on that agenda. Here follows an update with new information. Read more

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