Written Question: Strategy on the rights of persons with disabilities 2021-2030

(Source: European Parliament)

Date submitted: 11 March 2021

Question for written answer E-001387/2021
to the Commission
Rule 138
Pedro Marques (S&D)

Subject: Strategy on the rights of persons with disabilities 2021-2030

In early March 2021, with the Commission’s presentation of the Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030, another step was taken towards building the European Pillar of Social Rights.

The three key themes that have been chosen are the right ones (rights in the EU; independent living and autonomy; non-discrimination and equal opportunities) and the initiatives envisaged are also appropriate, if not absolutely vital.

If it does as planned, the Commission will be delivering on a key dimension of its work.

My question is straightforward: would the Commission consider, as a rule, including the promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities in its proposals for EU fund regulations?

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