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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Feasibility Study on a European Foundation Statute
This feasibility study covers seven major objectives according to the terms of references. It offers an overview of the main types of foundations in EU Member States.
Focus Paper on implementing the UN CRPD - An overview of legal reforms in EU Member States
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.
Future of the Welfare State - A Comparative Study in EU-Countries
DescriptionThis 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.