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Website of the European Year of People with Disabilities. 2003 http://www.eypd2003.org/eypd/index.jsp 

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EU policies on disability issues:The EC aims to take account of disability aspects in all relevant areas & to work towards a society for all without barriers http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/disability/policy_en.html

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Towards a UN legally binding instrument to promote & protect the rights & dignity of people with disabilities.   Communication 2003 http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/international_cooperation/other_files/un_disabled_en.pdf

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Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment  & occupation  http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/jul/directive78ec_en.pdf

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National Action Plans on Employment: Reference to National Policies for the Disabled with reference to Employment http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/may/naps2001_en.html

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NAPs/incl: National Action Plans on Social Inclusion 2003  http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/jun/napsincl2001_en.html

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Council Resolution on equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  1999 http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/jul/1999186_en.html

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Council Directive establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation.   2000 http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/jul/dir200078_en.html

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SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL PROTECTION:Vocational integration of disabled people http://europa.eu.int/scadplus/printversion/en//cha/c11409.htm

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Council Decision of 3 December 2001 on the European Year of People with Disabilities 2003 http://europa.eu.int/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!CELEXnumdoc&lg=en&numdoc=32001D0903

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External Evaluation of Socrates: Participation of People with Disabilities 
 
http://europa.eu.int/comm/education/programmes/evaluation/disable.pdf

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The European Union Disability Strategy  http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/disability/strategy_en.html

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Society at a Glance: OECD Social Indicators 2002 Edition:Focuses on disability & child well-being, including working disabled persons, resources for disabled adults & students with impairments. http://oecdpublications.gfi-nb.com/cgi-bin/OECDBookShop.storefront/EN/product/812003051P1

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Transforming Disability into Ability - Joint conference organised by OECD and European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research.  2003 http://www.oecd.org/EN/document/0,,EN-document-19-nodirectorate-no-20-38798-19,00.html

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Proposal for a council decision On the European Year of People with Disabilities 2003  http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/jul/com271_en.html

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Disability & social participation in Europe 2001 Collection: Key indicators Theme 3: Population and social conditions.   2001 http://europa.eu.int/comm/eurostat

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Study on access to Assistive Technology in the European Union  http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/disability/datasheet_en.pdf

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The Employment Situation of People with Disabilities in the European Union. 2001 http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/dec/2666complete_en.pdf

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Attitudes of Europeans to Disability- Eurobarometer 54.2 http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/index/7002_en.html

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Compendium on Member States' Policies on Equality of Opportunity for People with Disabilities http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/soc-prot/disable/compendium/compendium_en.pdf

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Disability and social participation in Europe.2001: Statistical pocketbook  http://europa.eu.int/comm/eurostat/Public/datashop/print-catalogue/EN?catalogue=Eurostat&collection=13-Pocketbooks&product=KS-AW-01-001-__-C-EN

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Social security & social integration : The employment situation of people with disabilities in the EU.    2001 http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/dec/2666complete_en.pdf

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EDF Response to the EC Consultation Paper on International Rail Passengers Rights & Obligations November 2001 http://europa.eu.int/comm/transport/rail/passenger/doc/edf-passenger-rights.pdf

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Study on access to Assistive Technology in the European Union http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/disability/datasheet_en.pdf

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Community statistics about the population of disabled persons  http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/soc-prot/disable/statistics_en.htm

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Definitions of Disability in Europe:A Comparative Analysis  http://www.brunel.ac.uk/depts/govn/research/Disability.htm

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The Employment Situation of People with Disabilities http://www.employment-disabled.net/

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FASTY (Faster typing for disabled persons) http://www.fortec.tuwien.ac.at/reha.e/projects/fasty/fasty.html
"Recherche et diffusion des technologies au service du Handicap"
http://www.recherche.gouv.fr/discours/2003/proghandicap.htm

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European Disability Forum  http://www.edf-feph.org/

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National Association of the Disabled in Finland 
 
http://europa.eu.int/en/agenda/igc-home/instdoc/ngo/finciten.htm

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European Union of the Deaf  http://eudnet.org/

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European Blind Union http://www.euroblind.org/

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Disabled People International http://www.dpi.org/

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Workability International Europe: International Organisation for the provision of work for persons with disabilities & who are occupationally handicapped. http://www.workability-international.org/indexeurope.html

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Inclusion Europe: The European Association of Societies of Persons with Intellectual Disability http://www.inclusion-europe.org/

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The access of persons with disabilities to Government products & services in the information & knowledge based society. e-Government Conference  2002   http://europa.eu.int/ISPO/ida/export/files/en/1373.doc 

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European Congress on People with Disabilities.Madrid , 20-23 March 2002  http://www.disabilityeuropeancongress.org/

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"Politics for Disabled People" Opening Address to the conferenceLaunch of European Year of People with Disabilities 2003. Commissioner Diamantopoulou http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/speeches/2003/ad210203_en.pdf

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EUROPEAN DAY OF DISABLED PEOPLE :Speech by Anna Diamantopoulou, European Commissioner for Employment & Social Affairs http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/speeches/2000/001206ad.pdf  

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Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges Disability Rights : Promoting Equality Combating DiscriminationAnna Diamantopoulou  EDF Athens, December  2000  http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2001/jul/speech1_en.html

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United Nations Standard Rules on Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities  http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/dissre00.htm

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Survey on eLearning for people with disabilities May 2001 http://www2.trainingvillage.gr/etv/elearning/surveys/reports/2001-07/2001-07-main_en.asp

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United Nations Disability Statistics  http://unstats.un.org/unsd/

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Including Persons with Disabilities:World Bank http://wbln0018.worldbank.org/HDNet/HDdocs.nsf/2d5135ecbf351de6852566a90069b8b6/066274da1ba9e8da852567e0005215e6?OpenDocument

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