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Opinion
Aprobados on 11/12/2019
Referencia: 
SOC/616-EESC-2019
Pleno: 
548 -
Dec 11, 2019 Dec 12, 2019

The opinion presents  the EESC's proposal for the new European Disability  strategy  2020-2030, at a crucial moment in the EU landscape. With a new European Commission, a new European Parliament and a new budget programming period, the timing is perfect to come up with   a Disability Strategy that fully takes into account the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCPRD), the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The opinion tackles various policy areas, drawing attention to the crosscutting character of disability rights.

Dictamen del CESE: Shaping the EU agenda for disability rights 2020-2030: a contribution from the European Economic and Social Committee (own-initiative opinion)

Opinion
Aprobados on 20/03/2019
Referencia: 
SOC/554-EESC-2017-00587

In each of the 27 EU countries, there are laws or organisational arrangements which exclude some voters with disabilities from participating in EP elections. If the best practices from across all countries were implemented, an ideal system would emerge in which every EU citizen with disabilities not only would have the full possibility to vote but also would be able to choose for themselves the most convenient way in which to vote.

Information report: The real right of persons with disabilities to vote in European Parliament elections (Information report)

Opinion
Aprobados on 19/09/2018
Referencia: 
INT/863-EESC-2018-02860-00-00-AC-TRA

The majority of road accidents are down to human error alone, so a comprehensive approach to road safety is needed. It should cover driver behaviour, the working conditions and skills of professional drivers, and infrastructure.

Dictamen del CESE: Vehicle safety / protection of vulnerable road users

Opinion
Aprobados on 11/07/2018
Referencia: 
SOC/579-EESC-2018-01639-00-00-ac-tra

Women with disabilities constitute 16% of the total population of women in Europe, which means in the EU there are approximately 40 million women and girls with disabilities.
Women with disabilities face intersectional discrimination in all areas of life, including, socio-economic disadvantages, social isolation, violence against women, forced sterilisation and abortion, lack of access to community services, low-quality housing, institutionalisation, inadequate health care and denial of the opportunity to contribute and engage actively in society.

 

Dictamen del CESE: The situation of women with disabilities (exploratory opinion requested by the European Parliament)

Opinion
Aprobados on 19/10/2016
Referencia: 
SOC/538-EESC-2016-00695-00-00-ac

Dictamen del CESE: Concluding observations of the UN CRPD Committee to the European Union – A new strategy for persons with disabilities in the European Union (own-initiative opinion)

Opinion
Aprobados on 21/01/2014
Referencia: 
TEN/515-EESC-2013
Pleno: 
495 -
Jan 21, 2014 Jan 22, 2014

Accessibility is not just a technical issue but a human right. The aim of this own-initiative opinion is to draw the attention of policy makers to the challenges and barriers that still exist for people with disabilities.

Accessibility as a human right

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