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EU OMBUDSMAN COMMITS TO WORK ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Brussels, 12 November 2014| On 11 November 2014, EDF President Yannis Vardakastanis and EDF Acting Director Javier Güemes met the European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, to discuss future cooperation on the implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities in all EU policies.

The discussion focused in particular on the EU Ombudsman’s work on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD), as well as the role of EU Framework on the monitoring of the implementation of the UN CRPD. The EU framework was set up in 2012 and EDF, the European Ombudsman, the European Agency of Fundamental Rights, the European Parliament and the European Commission take part equally.

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Source: The European Disability Forum
When: 13/11/2014

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