Disability in European Institutions

All you need to know about vehicle safety at work

2017.07.12

Vehicle-related accidents account for 29% of all fatal occupational accidents in Europe. VeSafe is a e-guide for work-related vehicle safety risks. A joint effort by EU-OSHA and the European Commission, the guide includes many ...

EU launch the competition for the 2018 Access City Award

2017.07.06

The European Commission is launching the competition for the 2018 Access City Award. European cities over 50 000 inhabitants will have the opportunity to present their activities and strategies designed to make cities barrier-free, ...

Larnaca International is the best airport in Europe

2017.06.15

Larnaca International Airport wins 2017 Accessible Airport Award. The judges considered that the airport in Cyprus stands out for its remarkable accessible friendly initiatives, namely in terms of boarding equipment (e.g. the "Eagle lift" ...

Blind consumers will be able to spend €50 more easily

2017.04.05

€50 is getting a restyling for the blind and visually impaired. The new “bills” are actually more “readable” today compared to past versions, due to a few particular elements that are perceptible by touch. ...

Establishing a European pillar of social rights

2017.02.20

Creating a more social Europe with fair working conditions. The World Day of Social Justice , 20 February, is a wonderful occasion for the European Commission to acknowledge and promote the ongoing efforts towards ...

A call for projects on employment of persons with disabilities

2017.01.17

The European Disability Forum (EDF) would like to invite individuals, organisations, employers, researchers and institutions with projects on employment for persons with disabilities in an open, inclusive and accessible labour market and work environment ...