Horizontal Issues


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: 

  1. EMISC

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Agenda 22 - UN Standard Rules and Local Disability Planning

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 30 March 2018, 9:27 AM
 

Description
Agenda 22 is a practical policy implementation tool that can help UN member countries create policies and programs that take into consideration the human rights of persons with disabilities.  The aim of Agenda 22 is to assist authorities at different levels in drawing up strong disability policy plans based on the Standard Rules.


Reference
https://www.uni-siegen.de/zpe/veranstaltungen/fruehere/europkonferenz3/if_agenda_22_siegen_05.pdf



 

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Alternative Report on the Implementation of the UN CRPD by the European Union

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 25 April 2019, 5:23 PM
 


Description

By means of this report EASPD presents its assessment of the EU report on the implementation of the UN CRPD under Article 35 of the UN CRPD. The report focuses on the articles that are specifically relevant for the support services sector and gives recommendations to the EU on how to improve its positive influence on the development of disability friendly legislation and practices in the European Union in order to further raise awareness, promote models of good practice and ultimately ensure enjoyment of human rights for persons with disabilities. 

Reference

https://www.easpd.eu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/easpd_alternative_report_en_final_2.pdf

 

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An International Comparison of Methods of Financing Employment of Disadvantaged People

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 26 April 2019, 11:58 AM
 


Description

In this report, the different ways of financing employment for disadvantaged people are investigated and compared in the Netherlands, France, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Austria and Ireland. To this purpose, national exports in the above mentioned countries have been identified and approached. Using two questionnaires, the experts were questioned on the matter.

Reference

https://www.easpd.eu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/en-_employment_of_disadvantaged_persons_in_europe.pdf

 

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Analiza Experienței Individuale ale Persoanelor cu Dizabilități în Republica Moldova

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 11 April 2019, 5:11 PM
 


Description

The study implied conducting of 149 semi-structured interviews in several areas of Moldova. All experiences of the interviewees were analysed in terms of their division into eight large categories, namely: human rights, class, ethnicity, gender versus disability, systemic roots of discrimination, response to abuse and discrimination, reasons for not reporting the situations and interviewees’ recommendations.

Reference

https://fr.scribd.com/doc/238033487/Analiza-experientei-individuale-ale-persoanelor-cu-dizabilitati-in-Republica-Moldova

 

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Analysis of the Individual Experience of People with Disabilities in the Republic of Moldova

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 11 April 2019, 5:14 PM
 


Description

The study implied conducting of 149 semi-structured interviews in several areas of Moldova. All experiences of the interviewees were analysed in terms of their division into eight large categories (themes), namely: human rights, class, ethnicity, gender versus disability, systemic roots of discrimination, response to abuse and discrimination, reasons for not reporting the situations and interviewees’ recommendations.

Reference

https://fr.scribd.com/document/229332191/Analysis-of-individual-experience-of-people-with-disabilities-in-Republic-of-Moldova

 

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Antreprenoriat Social

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 11 April 2019, 4:44 PM
 


Description

This article reports the importance of the Law on Social Entrepreneurship, adopted by the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova. This law was implemented thanks to a project focused on training NGOs about the concept and the importance of developing Social Entrepreneurship carreid out by the MOTIVATIE Association.

Reference

http://motivatie.md/index.php?pag=news&id=1060&rid=1237&l=ro

 

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Assessing Your Collaboration: A Self Evaluation Tool

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 30 March 2018, 11:04 AM
 

Description
Based on the studies of different scholars on the collaborative process and their suggestions, a self- evaluation tool was developed to assist existing and forming groups. This self-evaluation tool examines thirteen factors that can influence the collaborative process. The information gained from this tool can provide group members with an understanding of the strengths and challenges they face as they work to reach their goals. 

Reference
http://www.joe.org/joe/1999april/tt1.php 


 

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Assessing your Collaboration: a Self-Evaluation Tool

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 12 April 2019, 11:56 AM
 


Description

A self-evaluation tool was developed to assist existing and forming groups. The tool is a self-assessment exercise allowing groups to rate their collaboration on key factors. Key factors examined here include goals, communication, sustainability, evaluation, political climate, leadership, community development and understanding community. With this tool, collaborative groups identified strong factors and challenging factors, that is, factors that need to be worked on. The identification of the challenge factors facing the group can assist in the development of strategies to address these issues, thus allowing the group to move forward and accomplish their goals. In all cases, the self-evaluation tool can be used to strengthen the collaborative group. The following is a description of the Collaboration Check-list.

Reference

https://www.joe.org/joe/1999april/tt1.php

 

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Attitudes and Creativity

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 30 March 2018, 11:26 AM
 

Description

Creativity is considered as a critical factor in organizational effecctiveness, still little research has been conducted. This article will present empirically supported models of the mechanisms by which specific attitudes directly contribute to and trigger creativity. These mechanisms are important for organizations to learn if they truly desire to incorporate creativity into their culture rather than just talk about it.


Reference

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/262069019_Attitudes_and_Creativity


 

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Briefing paper on Country Specific Recommendations (CSR)

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 3:50 PM
 


Description

In accordance with the European Semester (ES), each year Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) are published which outline a set of actions to be taken by each Member State. These CSRs address both economic and social issues facing each individual Member State in the previous year that need to be improved in the coming year. Furthermore, these recommendations represent the Commission’s economic and social goals.  This document presents a list of countries and their respective CSRs related to the work of EASPD. It is important to read them in context with the preamble of each Country Specific Recommendation, as well as the Country Reports.  

Reference

https://www.easpd.eu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/AnnualReports/1.6_2016_csrs_briefing_paper.pdf

 


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