DISABLED PERSONS

25 November, 2015

THE EXPERIENCE OF DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION IN TRIESTE AND LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES (Giovanna Del Giudice)

In 1979 Franco Basaglia gave a series of lectures in Brazil: in São Paulo and in Rio de Janeiro in June, and in Belo Horizonte in November. They were some of the last occasions he expressed his thoughts in public and they still have a very considerable impact today, even […]
25 November, 2015

EUROPEAN STRATEGY FOR DISABILITY 2010 – 2020: A EUROPE WITH NO BARRIERS

“One in six people in the European Union (EU) has a disability that ranges from mild to severe making around 80 million who are often prevented from taking part fully in society and the economy because of environmental and attitudinal barriers. For people with disabilities the rate of poverty is […]
25 November, 2015

DISABILITY AND POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA IN LATIN AMERICA

On September 25th2015 the Member States of the United Nations adopted the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development including a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, to fight inequality and injustice and to tackle climate change. In order to promote reflection and debate for a real inclusion of […]
25 November, 2015

REMETTRE LE CITOYEN AU CŒUR DES POLITIQUES SOCIALES DANS UN CONTEXTE SOCIO ADMINISTRATIF COMPLEXE : L’EXEMPLE FRANÇAIS DES MAISONS DÉPARTEMENTALES DES PERSONNES HANDICAPÉES (Gilles Kounowski)

Pour améliorer les conditions de vie des personnes handicapées et leurs familles, des «guichets uniques » sont créés en France en 2005: les Maisons départementales des personnes handicapées (MDPH), appelées à devenir les lieux d’accueil, d’information, d’orientation et d’évaluation de leurs besoins. 1. Contexte et enjeux Pour comprendre ce processus […]
25 November, 2015

FORMULATION OF PUBLIC POLICIES AS A TOOL TO GUARANTEE RIGHTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN LATIN AMERICA (María Covadonga Fentanes)

The ‘Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’, promulgated by the UN Assembly in 2006, has as its objective the promotion, protection, and guarantee of full and equal enjoyment of all human rights for all persons with disabilities, and is considered to be the first Human Rights Treaty of […]
25 November, 2015

SCHOOL WITHOUT BARRIERS: EUROPE FOR AN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

The European Agency for special educational needs and educational inclusion (www.european-agency.org) is an independent organization which acts as a platform for cooperation among the 28 member countries in the field of inclusive education and special needs. It aims to improve education policies and practices for students with disabilities and special […]
25 November, 2015

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE EU

The European Commission and the High Level Group on Disability published in July 2015 the 7th report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The first chapter of the report synthesizes the information relating to the state of play on signature, ratification, reporting […]