Category Archives: DI

Summary of the EEG’s Work in 2022

The EEG organised Internal and Open meetings and created several documents in reflection on deinstitutionalisation.  Internal and Open meetings: Internal meetings:  Open meetings:  Position paper on Independent Living and Inclusion in the Community The EEG produced a position paper to … Continue reading

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EEG participates in Webinar on COVID 19 Recovery and the EU Budget

On the 8th July, the European Disability Forum hosted the Webinar “COVID 19 Recovery and the EU Budget: Influencing the process” where Elizabeth Gosme, President of COFACE Families Europe, attended as speaker on behalf of the European Expert Group on … Continue reading

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10 Years Towards Inclusion

JOINT STATEMENT: 10 YEARS TOWARDS INCLUSION European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based care   Brussels, 16 January 2020 The “Towards Inclusion” conference celebrates 10 years of coordinated EU action on deinstitutionalisation.  It aims to take stock … Continue reading

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Investment in community-based services is a must to make the European Pillar of Social Rights real

The European Commission will hold its Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth (ACIG) tomorrow, Friday 27 April, in Brussels. This year’s Convention focuses on the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights (Social Pillar). The European Expert Group on the … Continue reading

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Roundtable on the Transition from Institutional to Family and Community-based Care in Greece

On 18th May, the Greek Ministry of  Health and Ministry of Social Security and Social Solidarity held in cooperation with the European Commission and the EEG a roundtable in Athens focusing on the transition to community based care in Greece. … Continue reading

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Seminar on Community-based Support in Poland

Warsaw, 14-15 March 2016 The EEG and the European Commission were invited in Poland by the Ministry of Economic Development in order to support a two-day seminar focused on the transition to Community-based care. The event led to pragmatic discussions … Continue reading

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Award: Zero Project Innovative Policy & Innovative Practice 2015

In 2015, the Zero Project selected 39 Innovative Practices that positively impact the rights of persons with disabilities to live independently and/or support their political rights. The European Expert Group was nominated as one of these innovative practices for “Diverting … Continue reading

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