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18 Dec 1990, initially for a period of 3 years (1991-1993), as an initiative of European Community implemented by European Commission (EC). For 1994-1999, also referred to as Employment-Horizon. Together with New Opportunities for Women (NOW), 'INTEGRA' - replacing INCLUSION - and YOUTHSTART, activities now part of 'Employment Community Initiative 2000-2006'. Replaced by Horizon 2020.


Give substantial financial support to European Community action promoting professional and social integration of disabled people and certain other disadvantaged groups. Improve job prospects of disabled people by: matching training and work experience with information and support measures; improving delivery of services based on individual needs; strengthening cooperation between professionals and actors in the field; changing attitudes among employers, trade unions and other local actors in pursuit of a more holistic approach; involving people with disabilities in their own progress towards open employment.

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Enables direct financing by Structural Funds of the European Community, specifically European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), of programmes concerning: vocational training and employment of physically and mentally disabled people, introducing flexible learning systems, particularly distance learning and computer-assisted interactive learning; adaptation of work places to take specific needs of disabled people into account; development of new types of employment at local level; providing accessible information to beneficiaries, distributing codes of good practice, raising awareness.


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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Social
    • Disadvantaged
  • Social Activity
    • Professions
  • Commerce
    • Finance
  • Health Care
    • Handicapped

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality



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