Opinion Factsheet  

Strategie inzake de rechten van personen met een handicap

Opinion Number: CDR 1679/2021
Rapporteur: BALLICO Daniela
Commission: SEDEC
Status: Currently in discussion
Date: 07/05/2021
local and regional authorities be recognised as strategic partners in the design, implementation and monitoring of the strategy;
importance of the actions on inclusion and independent living; the pandemic has shown the weaknesses in social protection and inclusion systems;
CoR as observer in the Disability Platform.
holistic intersectional approach and initiatives that will have an impact on the planning, management and assessment of public policies;
CoR should lead by example both in terms of employment opportunities and in producing accessible services, e.g. access to buildings and all working tools;
proper recognition for informal care, which predominantly concerns women;
accessibility as a binding criterion during the revision of the legislative framework on energy in buildings;
adoption of a European card for people with disabilities;
a European agreement on the right to vote of persons with disabilities, so as to remove the barriers of all types;
need for comparable data on disability;
need to facilitate self-employment and self-entrepreneurship for people with disabilities;
combating violence against persons with disabilities, in particular women and people with intellectual and relational disabilities.