Welcome to the Horizontal Issues Knowledge Centre!
Here you will be able to find regularly updated database of theoretical and practical materials & resources on Horizontal Issues for service provision to people with disabilities, such as :
- Policy and Legislation
- Quality of Services
- Funding of Services
- Users' involvement and Co-production
You'll also be able to find information related to several EASPD projects. At the moment, the projects available are:
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Pliant Asociatia "MOTIVATIE" din Moldova
This leaflet was published in order to inform as many people as possible about the activity of the Association "MOTIVATIE" from Moldova. It briefly describes the purpose of the organisation, the services and the results obtained during several years of activity.
Power Walk Exercise
This exercise is a simulation of a community/society in ‘development’ where everyone starts off equal, but ends up very different. The exercise allows participants to reflect on what disparities exist and why and to consider how to address these disparities through programming. The characters and questions should be adapted to the context where the exercise is being done so as to make it relevant.
Project Cycle Management
Project cycle management (PCM) is the term given to the process of planning and managing projects, programmes and organisations. PCM involves a set of planning tools which feed into the logical framework (commonly known as a log frame).
Project Cycle Management Training Handbook
This handbook provides hands-on practical advice on the phases of the cycle of a project. Sector programmes and sector-wide approaches (SWAP) are also considered in this handbook, but the handbook’s main focus is on project and programme cycle management.
Project Team on Inclusive Social Planning
The research project focuses on the implementation of the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) by local governments.The project contains a regional analysis of social planning activities related to UN CRPD in the German federal state of Northrhine-Westfalia, and in addition a research on implementation strategies related to UN CRPD in selected European regions. The overall aim is to develop a typology of local planning and implementation strategies and the identification of examples of good planning practice towards inclusive communities.
Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Approximation of the Laws, Regulations and Administrative Provisions of the Member States about the Accessibility Requirements for Products and Services
The document presents the proposal for the directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States as regards the accessibility requirements for products and services.
Proposal for a European Anti-discrimination Act
The aim of this proposal is to implement the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation outside the labour market.
Proposal for European Accessibility Act
DescriptionThe European Accessibility Act will set common accessibility requirements for certain key products and services that will help people with disabilities at EU level to participate fully in society.
Proposed Amendments to European Commission Proposal:European Fund for Strategic Investments 2.0
The European Commission proposed on 14th September 2016 a Regulation to extend the duration of the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), as well as the introduction of technical enhancements for that Fund and the European Investment Advisory Hub. In this policy paper, EASPD proposes certain improvements to the European Commission's proposal which may help to unlock the EFSI for the social services sector.