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DRR Event - Save the date

Written by Sagramola Silvio. Posted in News

21 May 2015, Brussels, DISABILITY AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS – TOOLKIT RELEASE

The Council of Europe has published Major Hazards and People with Disabilities in 2014.

Encouraged by the huge success of the publication, the Council of Europe organised a survey to collect good practice in member States with the aim of compiling a Toolkit, as already explained at the Conference organised in Brussels on 4 and 5 December 2014.

The final version of the Toolkit will be released at a one-day Workshop to be organised at the Council of Europe Liaison Office in Brussels, avenue des Nerviens 85, 1040 Brussels, on 21 May 2015 from 9.00 to 17.00. Please save the date!

An exciting agenda will include the presentation of good political and technical practice and training contents. The detailed agenda will be available on the Council of Europe Website (www.coe.int/europarisks) as from 24 April 2015. The working language will be English.

For further information, please contact Mechthilde Fuhrer, responsible for the organisation of this event: tel: 0033 (0)3 90 21 4998 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please find attached the Registration form, which has to be duly completed and send back to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please be aware that the number of places is limited.

The registration form can be downloaded here

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Work on ECA 2015 was launched

Written by Sagramola Silvio. Posted in News

ECA 2015 will focus on "destinations for all" and we will soon start collecting examples of good practice to be included in the publication. In the meantime, do not hesitate to get in touch in case of questions or to subscribe to our facebook group.

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ECA 2013 available in Italian language

Written by Sagramola Silvio. Posted in News

The italian version has been created by the Consorzio sociale Coin in Rome and contains a foreword of the Italian Minister of Labour and Social Policies. It can be downloaded from the documents/EuCAN documents section of this Website, or just click here.

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International Fire Conference, Industry Exhibition & Workshop

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Using the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as the proper starting point in International Law ... this Benchmark Conference will re-examine, from first principles, Fire Safety and Protection in Buildings for People with Activity Limitations.

'Fire Safety for All' in Buildings

International Fire Conference, Industry Exhibition & Workshop

Dublin Castle, Ireland - 9 & 10 April 2015

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