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One step forward, two steps back?

The European Expert Group on the transition from institutional to community-based care (hereinafter: the “EEG”) introduces the Report on the Transition from Institutional Care to Community-Based Services in 27 EU Member States (hereinafter: the “Report” or the “Study”). This Study … Continue reading

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COVID-19 crisis: People living in institutions must not be written off

Joint Statement: “COVID-19 crisis: People living in institutions must not be written off” The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) calls on EU leaders to ensure its response to COVID-19 takes into consideration persons … Continue reading

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EEG members are collecting resources about the COVID-19 health crisis

Here a list of resources from the EEG members about the COVID-19 health crisis. Autism-Europe: Webpage with COVID-19 Resources COFACE Families Europe: Resource webpage on COVID 19 implication for families, with a section on disability Eurochild: Resources Eurochild collected for … Continue reading

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Tragic care home incident in Czechia highlights need for community-based care

Joint Statement Tragic care home incident in Czechia highlights need for community-based care European Expert Group on the transition from institutional to community-based care Brussels, 18 February 2020 The European Expert Group on the transition from institutional to community-based care … 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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Progressing Independence: The EU “Start Your Career” Project

Recently the Council showed a glimpse into their “Start your career” project taking place in the Czech Republic. The project aims to prepare people for the labour market, allowing people to regain their independence through work. According to Zuzana Thürlová, … Continue reading

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Statement on the post-2020 regulations for EU funding

Introduction In the 2014-2020 programming period, the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) have provided a valuable addition to poverty reduction and social inclusion measures at the national, regional or local level. In particular, through its Common Provision Regulations (CPR), … Continue reading

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EEG response to the Council Conclusions on “Enhancing Community-Based Support and Care for Independent Living”

On 7 December 2017, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted Conclusions on “Enhancing Community-Based Support and Care for Independent Living.” The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) welcomes this significant development and … Continue reading

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EEG position paper on the funding of the European Union (EU) post-2020

In light of the discussions on the post-2020 Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF), the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG)  has prepared a position paper with specific recommendations to contribute to the current debate on … Continue reading

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EEG position on the Social Pillar and European Semester

The European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) has prepared its recommendations to the implementation of the European Semester and the integration of the European Pillar of Social Rights (Social Pillar) in the European Semester. The … Continue reading

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