Rehabilitation News

Assessing the EU Disability Strategy 2010-2020 13-11-2019


ESIP replies to the public consultation on the evaluation of the EU Disability Strategy 2010 – 2020

The European Commission opened a public consultation on the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020 which aims at implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) at EU level.

Good and sustainable work is the best medicine 06-02-2018


Return to work of people with disabilities and chronic diseases

Throughout Europe, welfare states are faced with an increasing number of people excluded from the labour market and claiming long-term benefits due to the increasing prevalence of chronic disease, as well as illness, invalidity, work accidents and occupational disease.

Safe & Healthy Workplaces 12-01-2016


Stakeholders gather to identify how to guarantee worker's safety and health

On 12 January 2016, ESIP organized a breakfast discussion at the European Parliament along with other major stakeholders in the area of occupational health and safety (OSH).

Activation measures 16-09-2015


A key challenge for social security organisations in Europe

The reintegration of persons with disabilities into the workforce is at the centre of the debate in Europe in the context of demographic changes leading to an ageing workforce. To adapt to these developments, social security systems in a wide number of European countries introduced reforms to their reintegration services. In order to share national experiences regarding vocational rehabilitation measures and launch a discussion on the challenges faced by social security institutions, a peer review was launched by ESIP.