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


CATEGORIES

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European Accessibility Act

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 3:23 PM
 

Description

This paper explores the European Accessibility Act (EAA) which aims at improving the functional of the internal market for accessible products and services by removing barriers created by divergent legislation.

Reference

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=COM:2015:0615:FIN

 

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European Disability Strategy 2010-2020

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 1 February 2018, 4:51 PM
 

Description
The aim of this Strategy is to empower people with disabilities so that they can enjoy their full rights, and benefit fully from participating in society and in the European economy. Its objectives are pursued by actions in eight priority areas: accessibility, participation, equality, employment, education and training, social protection, health and external action.

Reference

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2010:0636:FIN:en:PDF


 

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European Semester

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:32 AM
 

Description

The European Semester provides a framework for the coordination of economic policies across the European Union. It allows EU countries to discuss their economic and budget plans and monitor progress at specific times throughout the year.


Reference

http://ec.europa.eu/europe2020/making-it-happen/country-specific-recommendations/index_en.htm


 

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European Structural and Investment Funds

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:38 AM
 

Description

European Structural and Investment Funds work together to support economic development across all EU countries, in line with the objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy.


Reference

http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/index.cfm/en/funding/


 

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European Union

by Admin EASPD - Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 12:37 PM
 
Description

This is the Webpage of the European Union where you can find all the relevant information about the EU.


Report date

n.a.


Reference

http://europa.eu/about-eu/index_en.htm


 

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Eurostat Disability Statistics

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 12:18 PM
 

Description

Disability statistics is an online Eurostat publication presenting recent statistics on the situation of people with disabilities in the European Union (EU).


Reference

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Disability_statistics


 

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Focus Paper on implementing the UN CRPD - An overview of legal reforms in EU Member States

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 1 February 2018, 5:13 PM
 
Description

This Focus paper by the EU Agency of Fundamental Rights (FRA) outlines how Member States across the EU have reformed their laws and policies to meet their obligations under the UNCRPD. By bringing together examples of such reforms, it also highlights how the adoption of international commitments can drive wide-ranging processes of change at the national level. 


Reference

http://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra-2015-focus-05-2015-crpd_en.pdf


 

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Future of the Welfare State - A Comparative Study in EU-Countries

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 1 February 2018, 5:24 PM
 

Description
This report is based on a comperative study in EU-Countires; Caritas Europa monitored and analysed the impact of the economic crisis on the welfare systems across Europe, particularly in its peripheral Member States.



 

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Global Disability Rights Library

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:51 AM
 

Description

This is a collection of resources for decision makers and advocates for disability rights worldwide.


Reference

https://www.widernet.org/portals/index.php?PortalID=18




 

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Grant Block Exemption Regulation

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 1 February 2018, 5:50 PM
 

Description
Regulation declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the internal market, especially for employment investment to persons with disabilities (see section 21/31/52/53/54).

Reference

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32014R0651


 


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