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Supported Employment for people with disabilities in the EU and EFTA-EEA

The EU and EFTA-EEA consider participation in society as a fundamental right for all citizens. People with disabilities do face barriers in their daily lives, which impede their full participation. In line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, disability is considered a matter of rights and law.

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Angelika Schafft
Øystein S hovedbilde
Øystein Spjelkavik

The EU disability strategy 2010-2020 aims at eliminating barriers, preventing discrimination and empowering people with disabilities to enjoy fully their rights and participation in society on equal terms with others.

The present study on Supported Employment for people with disabilities in the EU and EFTA-EEA has been initiated to enhance further the possibilities of people with disabilities to participate on the open labour market.

The report features a presentation of Supported Employment in 30 countries and an in-depth study in six selected countries: Austria, Czech Republic, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the UK. At the end, the report presents policy recommendations for further development of Supported Employment.

Read the report here

Literature:
Supported Employment for people with disabilities in the EU and EFTA-EEA good practices and recommendations in support.of a flexicurity approach. Study Report - May 2011. European Commission, Justice.

The good practice examples refered to in this report have been published earlier, and can be found here:

Read the compendium of Good Practice examples here

Literature :
Compendium of good practice. Supported Employment for people with disabilities in the EU and EFTA-EEA 2011. European Commission, Justice.

The study was carried out by Cowi, Work Research Institute (WRI) and European Union of Supported Employment (EUSE). Responsible researchers at WRI were Angelika Schafft and Øystein Spjelkavik.

Contact WRI :
Angelika Schafft
Øystein Spjelkavik

WRI, April 27th, 2012

27.04.2012
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