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Persons with Disabilities Are in the Focus of the European Parliament 2016. 05. 30.

Persons with Disabilities Are in the Focus of the European Parliament

The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) of the European Parliament (EP) adopted by a large majority its report on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The EPP Group rapporteur of the report was Ádám Kósa, Fidesz MEP. Following the vote Monday evening, the EPP politician emphasized that the exemplary concurrence among the political groups of the EP, in that people living with disabilities are entitled to equal rights, inalienable dignity, equal treatment, independent living, autonomy and full social integration.
Deafblind People Should not Become the Invisible Citizens of Europe 2015. 06. 24.

Deafblind People Should not Become the Invisible Citizens of Europe

Deafblind people should no longer be invisible citizens of Europe, according to participants in a conference on the situation of deafblind people in Europe. MEPs Ádám Kósa, Helga Stevens, Davor Ivo Stier hosted the event, which took place in Brussels last week. If statistics continue to ignore deafblind people, it will remain impossible to know how many citizens are affected, and therefore, impossible to provide the necessary protection and help to these people.
EPP Group shares responsibility for disabled citizens 2015. 05. 20.

EPP Group shares responsibility for disabled citizens

The EPP Group wants closer cooperation between the EU Institutions to better meet the needs of disabled Europeans. The EU has ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and this year, the UN will prepare the first report on how the EU will meet the obligations to which it has signed up to. Ádám Kósa MEP has urged the implementation of the Convention and the three remaining Member States to ratify it.

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