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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Towards full digital inclusion: the ENTELIS manifesto against the digital divide

by Veneta Kuyova - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:26 AM
 

Description 

The manifesto, developed in the framework of the ENTELIS project (http://www.entelis.net), presents proposals to fight digital exclusion.


Reference 

http://www.entelis.net/en/manifesto


 

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UN CRPD: Concluding observations on the initial report of the European Union

by Veneta Kuyova - Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 4:28 PM
 

Description 

The document presents the concluding observations on the initial report of the European Union about the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.


Reference 

http://www.eesc.europa.eu/resources/docs/un_concluding-observations-on-the-initial-report-of-the-european-union.pdf



 

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Users' Involvement in Social Services

by Veneta Kuyova - Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 3:25 PM
 

Description 

The paper then presents practical examples of how service providers for persons with disabilities can ensure users’ involvement and participation and thus enable enjoyment of their rights.


Reference 

http://easpd.eu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/users_involvement_025-12_en_final.pdf



 

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Valuing People

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:10 AM
 

Description 

Valuing People aimed to achieve equality of citizenship for people with learning disabilities. Its focus on promoting advocacy, person-centred planning and partnership working to achieve change has led to improved lives for many people with learning disabilities. 


Reference 

http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/media/3633924/Valuing-People-Now-from-progress-to-transformation.pdf



 

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Venture Philanthropy in Development - Dynamics, challenges and lessons in the search for greater impact

by Veneta Kuyova - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:35 AM
 

Description 

This report reviews the experience of members of the OECD Global Network of Foundations Working for Development (netFWD). It seeks to distil and disseminate the rationale, organisational implications and perceived benefits of the changes some foundations have undertaken.



Reference 

http://www.oecd.org/dev/Venture%20Philanthropy%20in%20Development-BAT-24022014-indd5%2011%20mars.pdf


 

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Woman and Creativity

by Veneta Kuyova - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:40 AM
 

Report date 

2011





 

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Zin en onzin van kwaliteitsindicatoren in de zorg

by Veneta Kuyova - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:53 AM
 
 

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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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