Reply on COVID-19 from Commissioner Dalli

(Svenska) The COVID-19 pandemic is indeed particularly harmful to those who are most vulnerable from a health point of view. Social isolation measures, the risk of infection for bothcare professionals and personswith disabilities,together withthe limited availability of protective material create additional challenges.

Celebrate Independent Living Day May 5th with DRW – Webinar – Disabled Refugees and Liberty

Disabled Refugees Welcome project is celebrating the European Day of Independent Living and invites you to their webinar on May 5th. The two hour long webinar will be broadcasted through the ZOOM program and will have representation from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Disabled People International (DPI), European Disability Forum (EDF) and … Continue reading Celebrate Independent Living Day May 5th with DRW – Webinar – Disabled Refugees and Liberty

DRW’s observations on the situation of disabled asylum seekers in Sweden

Sweden has laws and regulations that are meant to ensure that asylum seekers are guaranteed a legally certain asylum procedure. Everyone is to have their case thoroughly tried by competent authorities. With this perspective Sweden could be seen as a good example compared to other EU countries. However, experiences shared by disabled asylum seekers with … Continue reading DRW’s observations on the situation of disabled asylum seekers in Sweden