European Forum of Disabled People (FORUM)

Forum européen des personnes handicapées

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History

Feb 1993, by disabled people and parents of disabled people who are unable to represent themselves, within the framework of Handicapped People in Europe Living Independently in Open Society (HELIOS) - Helios II programme. Ceased to exist on completion of Helios II, 31 Dec 1996, when replaced by European Disability Forum (EDF).

Aims

Advance disabled people's human rights and promote equal opportunities in relevant European institutions, international organizations and agencies of the European Union in accordance with the principles of non-discrimination; represent disabled people in the European Union through European NGOs and national councils of disabled people.

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Activities

A. 'Disability Sectors' 1. Seeing (visual disability); 2. Listening (hearing disability); 3. Locomotor (mobility disability); 4. Intellectual impairment; 5. Psychological impairment (behavioural disability); 6. Medical-specific impairment, disability or handicap. B. 'Integration Sectors' 7. Prevention, early intervention, functional rehabilitation; 8. Education; 9. Employment and vocational training; 10. Independent living; 11. Families, elderly people; 12. Social, economic and legal protection. Particular organizations play a coordination role within each sector and represent the interests of the other organizations within their sector.

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 18 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Nongovernmental
  • Health Care
    • Handicapped
  • Peace
    • Equality
    • Rights
    • Discrimination

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E1767

Last News Received

1998
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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