DRPI holds European regional training on disability rights monitoring: 18 – 22 Nov 2015

DRPI is holding its European regional training for monitoring disability rights of persons with disabilities from 18 – 22 November 2015.  The training brings together 20 participants from 10 countries around the world. DRPI has developed an accessible online platform for monitoring of disability rights with whole capacity building program for monitoring and monitoring tools […]

Submission on the right of persons with disabilities to participate in decision-making in Serbia

Download the “Submission on the right of persons with disabilities to participate in decision-making processes” (doc) or scroll down to read below. Introduction: Disability Rights Promotion IntSubmission on the right of persons with disabilities to participate in decision-making processesernational Regional Center for Europe ahs completed monitoring study focusing on political participation of PWDs in Serbia […]

DRPI Regional Officer OP-ED: People with disabilities as an invisible workforce potential

According to the latest EU data, there is still a 26% difference in employment rates for persons with and without disabilities across the EU[1]. This is 30 percentage points lower than the Europe 2020 target of 75%[2] employment for persons with disabilities. Author: Rados Keravica Instead of being passive recipients of social benefits and objects of […]

DRPI Regional Officer OP-ED: Towards community-based social services

The transition to a community-based care system based on a wide range of social services for people with disabilities has been stalled in a number of countries due to austerity measures undertaken in light of the economic crisis. Author: Radoš Keravica Bringing your own life decisions, managing your money, choosing where you are going to […]

Serbia DRPI training begins: monitoring the rights of people living with HIV in Serbia

On 20th March 2015 DRPI Regional Center for Europe starts implementation of 7-day training for monitoring the rights of people living with HIV in Serbia. The training is organized within the project “Monitoring of rights of people living with HIV in Serbia” implemented by Center for Society Orientation, which hosts the DRPI Regional Center for […]

DRPI featured in Swedish magazine OmVärlden

Here is a recent article about disability rights and DRPI published in OmVärlden, a Swedish magazine for readers interested in international and global issues. Över hela världen lever personer med funktionsnedsättning utsatta liv. Många lever i fattigdom, är bortstötta och har små möjligheter att göra egna val. Det berättar Marcia Rioux, professor vid York University i […]