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The European Parliament is writing a report
about what they should
do to improve the lives
of persons with disabilities in Europe.

They want to hear what persons disabilities think of their report so far.

They have published an Easy-to-Read version of this draft report.

This way, they can receive comments and ideas
from persons with
intellectual disabilities and improve their report.

You can find the Easy-to-Read version of the draft report here.

Please read it and tell us what you think.

You can send your comments, ideas or questions about the report
to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before Tuesday 22 March.

We don’t have a lot of time but it is very important
that
you make your voices heard.

 

The European Parliament, on its own initiative, has drafted a report on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) in the European Union, with special regards to the Concluding Observations of the UN CRPD Committee. MEP Helga Stevens, from the Employment and Social Affairs Committee, is the rapporteur and more than 30 MEPs from several European Parliament Committees are contributing to the report creating a comprehensive overview of the European Parliament’s approach to the implementation of the UN CRPD.

Inclusion Europe is particularly delighted that the European Parliament has decided to produce an Easy-to-Read version of the draft report in order to collect the contributions of persons with intellectual disabilities and their families. This initiative demonstrates an effort to actively involve the disability movement, and consult them in a meaningful way.

We highly encourage you to read, comment, and share this accessible version of the draft report.
Please give us your opinion on this draft report and send us any comment or questions you might have before Tuesday 22 March to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Despite the tight timeframe, we should not miss this opportunity to give concrete recommendations to MEPs on how the EU can contribute and better promote the rights of persons with disabilities.

Please find the Easy-to-Read version of the draft report here.