Disability; PWD

31 May: Petitions: The protection of persons with disabilities

Editor’s Blog: Produced in collaboration with the EU Buzz team 

The Committee on Petitions (PETI) in the European Parliament is currently considering “The protection of persons with disabilities through petitions: lessons learnt”.

Under the Treaty on European Union (TEU), the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the European Pillar of Social Rights, persons with disabilities in Europe should have equal rights on an equal basis with others in all fields of life and are entitled to inalienable dignity, equal treatment, independent living, autonomy and full participation in …