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Human Rights indicators on the right to political participation of people with disabilities in the EU have been developed

15 April 2014 - In cooperation with the European Commission and the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED), the FRA has developed 28 human rights indicators to assess the political participation of persons with disabilities in the EU.

Invitation of applications for long term experts Turkey

4 April 2014 - A consortium of Human European Consultancy (leader) with the , Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC), Center for International Legal Cooperation (CILC), GVG – Gesellschaft für Versicherungswissenschaft und – Gestaltung e.V. and EDUSER – Eğitim Danışmanlık ve Uzmanlik Hizmeteleri Ltd. Şti. has been invited to submit a tender for the project “Technical assistance for support to the local Human Rights Boards and women’s rights awareness” in Turkey.

Reasonable accommodation beyond disability in Europe?

7 February 2014 - This newly published thematic report examines to what extent the concept of reasonable accommodation, which is currently limited to the ground of disability under EU law, can be and has been extended to other grounds of discrimination.

ANED 2013 Annual Meeting: Supporting Implementation of the UN convention and EU Disability Strategy – 12 November 2013, Brussels, Belgium

5 February 2014 - ANED held its sixth Annual Meeting in Brussels, bringing together its members from 34 EU/EEA and Candidate countries with representatives from the European Commission, disabled people’s organizations and key stakeholders. The meeting provided an important opportunity for members to share expertise, to exchange ideas and to consider the future work programme of the Network.

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Human European Consultancy specialises in complex, international projects in the fields of human rights, equal treatment and non-discrimination. Our projects include capacity-building, awareness-raising, programme and project evaluation, assessing the impact of policies and interventions, and multi-country research resulting in national, comparative and synthesis reports.

We believe that involving different stakeholders in the development and implementation of a programme or project adds value to both the analysis and the solutions. Our experience over the years has shown that this approach makes project outcomes more relevant, effective, efficient and sustainable and lays the foundations for the change set in motion by the projects.

A key aspect of our work is collaboration with different partners and teams of national and international experts specialising in the topic covered by each project. This ensures the highest level of professionalism and expertise in specific policy areas.

In addition to training civil society organisations in all the EU countries in awareness-raising around non-discrimination and equality issues, we work at a number of different levels on policy and legislation, as well as on activities with and for national and international NGOs. We also work to help people in society to realise their rights and are involved at the grassroots level through capacity-building and training activities.

With over 20 years of successfully completed projects for the European Commission, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, the Council of Europe and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, as well as national governments and national donor agencies, Human European Consultancy is actively contributing to a society where human rights are better protected.

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