Conference discusses deinstitutionalisation and social care policies

FRA will take part in the conference on 15 June in Riga on deinstitutionalisation practices and the further development of social care policy in Europe.

The conference, organised by the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will allow EU Member States at different stages of the deinstitutionalisation process to exchange experiences and good practice. FRA will present its work on fundamental rights indicators on the right to independent living for persons with disabilities during a workshop on successful mechanisms for developing community-based social services.