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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Towards full digital inclusion: the ENTELIS manifesto against the digital divide
The manifesto, developed in the framework of the ENTELIS project (http://www.entelis.net), presents proposals to fight digital exclusion.
Users' Involvement in Social Services
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
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.
Venture Philanthropy in Development - Dynamics, challenges and lessons in the search for greater impact
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.
Woman and Creativity
Zin en onzin van kwaliteitsindicatoren in de zorg
Agenda 22 - UN Standard Rules and Local Disability Planning
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.
Alternative Report on the Implementation of the UN CRPD by the European Union
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.
An International Comparison of Methods of Financing Employment of Disadvantaged People
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.