Position papers

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Position papers

Position papers are produced according to relevant development in policy areas such as non-discrimination, social exclusion, enlargement, inclusive employment or education. These papers are prepared in collaboration with Working Groups and are adopted by the General Assembly of Inclusion Europe.


Policy briefings 2017

Inclusion Europe’s position on the consolidated text of the Horizontal Equal Treatment Directive: English

Inclusion Europe’s Position about the proposed European Accessibility Act: English


Guidelines for Involving People With Intellectual Disabilities in Policy Consultations 2014:

EnglishFrench, German, SpanishItalian, Portuguese, Dutch, Czech, Hungarian,

Lithuanian and Slovak


Inclusive Health and People with Intellectual Disabilities

2012 English


Participation in Political and Public Life

2011 English French


Community Living

2010 English


Poverty and Intellectual Disability

2009 English French


People with Severe Disabilities and/or Complex Needs and the UN Convention

2009 EnglishFrench


Women and Intellectual Disability

2009 EnglishFrench


A European Statute for User Councils in Special Services for People with Intellectual Disabilities

2008 EnglishFrenchGerman


Children with Intellectual Disabilities and their Families

2008: EnglishFrench


Key Elements of a System for Supported Decision-Making

2008: EnglishFrenchFinnishItalianLithuanianNorwegianPortugueseSwedish


Education for all. Diversity as an opportunity for school education

2008 English, French, Bulgaria, German, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, GreekHungarian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish


Disabled Children in Institutions

2006 English


Discrimination by Association

2004 English


Transposition of the Employment Framework Directive into National Legislation

2004 English


Basic Principles for a Disability specific Directive on Non-Discrimination

2004 English


For an inclusive Europe: People with intellectual disabilities and their families in Accession and Central and Eastern European countries

2002 English


People with intellectual disabilities and their families in Hungary

2002 English


People with intellectual disabilities and their families in the Czech Republic

2002 English


Together against discrimination. People with intellectual disabilities and their families in Romania

2002 English


Living with Dignity: People with intellectual disabilities and their families in the Republic of Macedonia

2002 English


Let us open our lives for them: People with intellectual disability and their families in Poland

2002 English

Equal Opportunities? People with intellectual disabilities and their families in Slovenia 2002 English

Inclusive Employment

2001 English