|Author (Person)||Bulic Cojocariu, Ines, Parker, Camilla|
|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: DG Internal Policies of the Union, European Network on Independent Living [ENIL]|
|Publisher||Publications Office of the European Union|
|Publication Date||October 2016|
This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the PETI committee, concerns the situation of people with disabilities in the European Union (EU) and how EU funds (‘European Structural and Investment Funds’) can support the reforms needed to replace the outdated systems of institutional care with community-based and inclusive services. It also highlights areas that must be addressed to avoid the mistakes of the past, in particular the use of EU funds to maintain institutional care, and ensure that instead they are used to promote community living.
|Subject Categories||Employment and Social Affairs, Internal Markets|
|Subject Tags||Disabled People, European Structural and Investment Funds [ESIF]|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|