Europe’s ministers for disability discuss next European Disability Strategy

On 14 March in Paris, the FRA Director will participate in an informal meeting of European ministers responsible for disability issues.

The meeting is an opportunity to raise awareness of the ongoing challenges faced by people with disabilities and to discuss the potential shape of the next European Disability Strategy.

The FRA Director will open the second session on improving everyday life for people with disabilities by speaking about the results of FRA’s research on the right to live independently and be included in the community.

The meeting is being organised by the French Ministry of European Affairs and the State Secretariat for people with disabilities, in cooperation with the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU and the European Commission.