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EMPLOYMENT & ACCESSIBILITY THE FOCUS OF THIS YEAR’S EUROPEAN DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Brussels, 3 December 2014| Having a job is the best guarantee for human dignity, self-esteem, financial independence and prosperity. Accessibility is a key to ensuring true participation in society and helps removing barriers that persons with disabilities still face in their daily life. Employment and accessibility consisted the main focus of this year’s conference for the European Day of Persons with Disabilities, organised by the European Commission and the European Disability Forum (EDF). Entitled ‘Building together a barrier-free Europe, the conference took place on 2-3 December 2014 bringing together hundreds of persons with disabilities, their representative organisations, EU policy makers, service providers, think tanks, trade unions and employers.

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Source: The European Disability Forum
When: 09/12/2014

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