EDF's Annual General Assembly 2015: Progressing rights in Europe

June 1, 2015   World

International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus | Source

EDF Annual General AssemblyOn 30-31 May 2015, the EDF Annual General Assembly in Warsaw gathered representatives from the disability movement from all over Europe together with representatives of European institutions, including the European Commission, the European Ombudsman, and the Agency for Fundamental Rights, and Polish authorities. The AGA hosted an active debate on the implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities in Europe and its member states. EDF and its members also adopted a resolution calling for the establishment of a Directorate for the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the EU, and a resolution calling on the EU to ratify the Marrakesh treaty immediately.

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