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

PROJECTS

You'll also be able to find information related to several EASPD projects. At the moment, the projects available are

  1. EMISC
  2. TOPHOUSE


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

by Veneta Kuyova - Monday, 12 February 2018, 3:47 PM
 

Description 

This is a report on the Implementation of the UNCRPD and it covers the period from the entry into force of the  UNCRPD for the EU in January 2011 to December 2013.


Reference 

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/discrimination/files/swd_2014_182_en.pdf



 

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Review of Crowdfunding Regulation

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 10:12 AM
 

Description 

Interpretation of existing regulation concerning crowdfunding in Europe, North America and Israel.


Reference 

http://eurocrowd.winball2.de/wp-content/blogs.dir/sites/85/2014/12/ECN-Review-of-Crowdfunding-Regulation-2014.pdf


 

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Semester Alliance: Toolkit on the European Semester

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 10:28 AM
 

Description 

This Toolkit is aimed at the national members of the European organisations which constitute the Semester Alliance, and is designed to support them in engaging with Europe 2020 and the European Semester. It gives information about the processes and the opportunities for engagement, by clarifying the key elements, timeline, and strategic actors of the new process, as well as giving links and suggesting different ways of involvement.


Reference 

http://easpd.eu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/Policy/ES/easpd_toolkit_en.pdf 



 

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Social Impact Investment – Building the Evidence Base

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 10:46 AM
 

Description 

This report provides a framework for assessing the social impact investment market and focuses on the need to build the evidence base. The report highlights the importance of further international collaborations in developing global standards on definitions, data collection, impact measurement and evaluation of policies as well as experience sharing between players in the market.


Reference 

http://bruegel.org/wp-content/uploads/imported/publications/OECD_SII.pdf



 

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Social Impact Investment: European Economic and Social Committee Opinion

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 10:50 AM
 

Description 

The Commission's Social Investment Package (SIP)  highlights the importance of well-designed welfare systems in which social enterprises and social entrepreneurs  are supported as pioneers of change and innovation to complement public sector efforts.


Reference 

http://www.eesc.europa.eu/?i=portal.en.int-opinions.32426



 

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Study on Challenges and Good Practices in the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

by Veneta Kuyova - Friday, 30 March 2018, 10:58 AM
 

Description 

The goal of this study is to identify challenges that may hinder the full and effective implementation of the Convention, and measures that would facilitate the achievement of its objectives (‘good practices’). 


Reference 

http://efc.issuelab.org/resource/study_on_challenges_and_good_practices_in_the_implementation_of_the_un_convention_on_the_rights_of_persons_with_disabilities_executive_summary



 

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The Challenge of Co-Production

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 12:21 PM
 

Description 

This paper provides the basis for both a better understanding and a stronger evidence base for co-production. Given the current diversity of uses of the term, this paper also explains what coproduction is not.


Reference 

http://www.nesta.org.uk/sites/default/files/the_challenge_of_co-production.pdf



 

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The Conclusion of the UNCRPD by the EC/EU: A Constitutional Perspective

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 12:28 PM
 

Description 

This paper aims to assess the possible impact of the UN CRPD on the EU legal context and on the EU system of human rights protection. It also argues that the UN CRPD, and its implementation, may well have a profound impact not only on EU (secondary) law but also on European constitutional standards of human rights. 


Reference 

http://www.cde.unict.it/sites/default/files/4_2010.pdf



 

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The Current Use and Future Potential of United Nations Human Rights Instruments in the Context of Disability

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 12:33 PM
 

Description 

The present study is about the current use and future potential of the United Nations human rights instruments in the specific field of disability.


Reference 

http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/HRDisabilityen.pdf



 

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The Origins of Person-Centered Planning. A Community of Practice Perspective

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 12:51 PM
 

Description 

As an aid to those who use person-centered planning to improve life conditions for people with disabilities, this chapter offers one account of how the family of approaches to person-centered planning developed. 


Reference 

http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.502.8388&rep=rep1&type=pdf



 


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