Roundtable discussion on the future Strategy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030
In view of the upcoming Strategy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030, together with the cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, ENGSO Youth chair Ugne Chmeliauskaite, ENGSO Secretary General Sara Massini and EWS representative Saskis (from Hellenic Paralympic Committee) participated in the online roundtable discussion on 18 November organised by European Commission.
EY chair Ugne shared EY experience and position in the field, especially in three main areas:
⏩ Collaboration between international, European and local NGOs and importance of Youth and Sport Forum organisation under Presidencies in conjunction with EU Sport Forum;
⏩ Non-formal education, which provides firsthand experience for youth with and without disabilities as well as educational tools for youth leaders, coaches, trainers, social workers on how to adapt sport activities to be more inclusive;
⏩ Digital communication and accessibility of different tools for People with disabilities not only to be included in the discussions, events, workshops, but also to be empowered to lead them.
European Commission's strategy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030 is planned to be presented in December.