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


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

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Web Accessibility Course - Accessible Web Design

by Admin EASPD - Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 1:02 PM


This training course, available in German, has been defined as a best practice coming straight from Austria. It provides a comprehensive overview of the topic of barrier-free web design and prepares web designers and IT service providers with the right tools to design websites professionally and in line with requirements.




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WHO Quality Rights Guidance and Training Tools

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 11 April 2019, 3:43 PM


As part of the QualityRights Initiative, WHO has developed a comprehensive package of training and guidance modules. The modules can be used to build capacity among mental health practitioners, people with psychosocial, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, people using mental health services, families, care partners and other supporters, NGOs, DPOs and others on how to implement a human rights and recovery approach in the area of mental health in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and other international human rights standards.




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Woman and Creativity

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

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Working Time Directive

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:48 AM


Working Time Directive gives EU workers the right to a minimum number of holidays each year and rest breaks; restricts excessive night work; a day off after a week's work; and provides for a right to work no more than 48 hours per week.