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

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

  1. EMISC

You may search the database by key word; by category or by date of upload and uploaders.

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Raport Privind Monitorizarea Drepturilor Persoanelor cu Dizabilitati in

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 11 April 2019, 5:24 PM
 


Description

The present Report has as its main aim monitoring of legislation, policies and programs related to the observance of human rights of persons with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova in the context of ratification by the Republic of Moldova of the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), adopted as of December 13, 2006.

Reference

https://fr.scribd.com/doc/229329566/Raport-holistic-Monitorizarea-drepturilor-persoanelor-cu-dizabilitati-in-Republica-Moldova

 

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Reaching out EASPD Strategic Choices 2014-2017: Building an Inclusive Society

by Veneta Kuyova - Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:33 PM
 

Description 

This document introduces new EASPD's focus on further reaching out persons with disabilities, its members and allies, as well as other stakeholders such as the European institutions. The strategic decisions and measures will also be converted into concrete actions in EASPD's annual action plans for 2014 to 2017.


Reference 

http://www.easpd.eu/en/content/reaching-out-easpd-strategic-choices-2014-2017-building-inclusive-society



 

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Real Decreto Legislativo 1/2013, de 29 de noviembre, por el que se aprueba Texto Refundido de la Ley General de derechos de las personas con discapacidad y de su inclusión social.

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 11 April 2019, 10:44 AM
 

Description

This document presents the main Spanish Law focusing on the rights of persons with disabilities and their social inclusion.

Reference

http://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2013/12/03/pdfs/BOE-A-2013-12632.pdf

 

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Real Decreto Legislativo 1/2013, de 29 de Noviembre, por el Que se Aprueba Texto Refundido de la Ley General de Derechos de Las Personas con Discapacidad y de su Inclusión Social

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 12 April 2019, 10:06 AM
 

Description
This document presents the Spanish law that protects the rights of people with disabilities and promotes their social inclusion.

Reference
https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2013/12/03/pdfs/BOE-A-2013-12632.pdf
 

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Reasonable Accommodation and Sheltered Workshops for People with Disabilities: Costs and Returns of Investments

by Veneta Kuyova - Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:49 PM
 

Description 

This study provides an overview of the policy measures in place to encourage and support the employment of people with disabilities and in particular: sheltered workshops; reasonable accommodations; alternative labour market policies. It provides information on developments on costs and returns of investment for these measures, detailed descriptions of the situation in six Member States (Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom) and an economic analysis of selected measures. 


Reference 

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/STUD/2015/536295/IPOL_STU(2015)536295_EN.pdf



 

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Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance

by Veneta Kuyova - Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:58 PM
 

Description 

The Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance (ROFA) is an alliance of Disabled People and their organisations ’s (DPOs) in England who have joined together to defend disabled people’s rights and campaign for an inclusive society. ROFA fights for equality for disabled people in England and works with sister organisations across the UK in the tradition of the international disability movement. 


Reference 

http://www.rofa.org.uk/category/uk-disabled-peoples-manifesto/



 

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Recommendations to the EU Leaders "Nine Principles to Achieve Quality Social and Health Services"

by Veneta Kuyova - Monday, 12 February 2018, 3:05 PM
 

Description 

This publication outlines the Social Platform’s recommendations to the EU leaders on quality social and health services. It first discusses the current state of play regarding social and health services, then the preconditions necessary to achieve quality. There is an optimal methodology to reach this goal, and lastly the nine principles required for quality social and health services.


Reference 

http://www.socialplatform.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/2008_SocialPlatform_Nine_Principles_EN.pdf  



 

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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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Report on the UN Concluding Observations on the EU Report on the Implementation of the CRPD

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 4:18 PM
 


Description

This report aims at giving EASPD’s inputs on the Concluding Observations of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to the EU report on the implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities.

Reference

https://www.easpd.eu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/AnnualReports/1.1_easpd_report_on_un_concluding_observations.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