People with disabilities in employment: Inclusion through jobs – Making it real
The aim of this conference is to help unlock the potential of persons with disabilities and show how both employers and employees with disabilities can benefit from a more accessible and diverse labour market through sharing expertise and good practises on different levels and by different stakeholders. By looking at alternative new employment strategies/ideas, the conference aims to find ways to remove barriers and boost the employment opportunities for peoples with disabilities in Europe.
Objectives in a nutshell
- The conference will highlight the impact of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Right to Work and Employment (Art. 27).
- The conference will promote exchange between employers, employees, persons with disabilities and social services and show innovative and best practices that have evidence-based results.
- The conference will identify the necessary steps to create a positive synergy between all stakeholders by actively involving all participants.
- Re-launch the new EASPD Declaration on Employment.
Robert Anderson, Head of unit Living Conditions and Quality of Life, will make a keynote address on 'The spectrum of employment for people with disabilities and active measures'.