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Union of Equality: European Commission presents Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030
Today, the European Commission presents an ambitious Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030 to ensure their full participation in society, on an equal basis with others in the EU and beyond.
European Disability Strategy 2010-2020 helped to remove barriers
The European Commission has published the evaluation of the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020.
Making key products and services accessible across the EU: Statement by Commissioner Thyssen following agreement between EU institutions
Today, the European Parliament and the Council came to a provisional agreement on the Commission's proposal for a European Accessibility Act, which will make many everyday products and services accessible to persons with disabilities.
Launch of public consultation on the review of the European Disability Strategy
The European Commission is launching a public consultation today on the mid-term review of the European Disability Strategy (2010-2020).
Disabilities: Access City Award 2016 for accessible-friendly cities goes to Milan!
On the occasion of the European Day for People with Disabilities, the European Commission is pleased to announce that Milan (Italy) is the winner of the 2016 Access City Award. Wiesbaden (Germany), Toulouse (France), Vaasa (Finland) and Kaposvár (Hungary) were also awarded for their efforts to improve accessibility for people with disabilities and the elderly.
Commission proposes to make products and services more accessible to the disabled persons
The European Commission today proposed a European Accessibility Act, which will set common accessibility requirements for certain key products and services that will help people with disabilities at EU level to participate fully in society.
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