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The Barcelona Declaration in Luxembourg 1997 - 2004. Towards equal participation of people with disabilities at local level Silvio Sagramola, Dublin 19/04/2004. The Declaration of Barcelona. http://www.bcn.es/ciutat-disminucio/angles/a_index.html (April 2004)

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The barcelona declaration in luxembourg 1997 2004

The Barcelona Declaration in Luxembourg 1997 - 2004

Towards equal participation of people with disabilities at local level

Silvio Sagramola, Dublin 19/04/2004


The declaration of barcelona

The Declaration of Barcelona

http://www.bcn.es/ciutat-disminucio/angles/a_index.html(April 2004)

Germany (11), Austria (1), Belgium (5), Spain (170), France (19), Greece (1), Ireland (3), Italy (20), Luxemburg (73), Portugal (13), United Kingdom (10), Sweden (2),

Israel (2), Switzerland (1)


Getting started

Getting started...

  • April 1993 – creation of a National Disability Information and Meeting Centre in Luxembourg

  • August 1997 – contact with the Municipal Institute for Disabled People in Barcelona

  • Presentation of the Concept to the ministry responsible for disability questions in Luxembourg

  • September 1997 - common action of the ministry for disability questions and the ministry of the interior towards all the municipalities in Luxembourg, asking them to adopt the Declaration


Luxembourg

Source of the original map:

http://www.igd-leo.lu/igd-leo/onomastics/villages/lux.html

Luxembourg


Signature of the declaration not an isolated action

Signature of the Declaration: Not an “isolated” action

  • Raising general awareness

  • Involvement of organisations

  • Strengthening legislation

  • Suggesting tools

  • Supporting mainstream disability policy (U.N. Standard Rules, Agenda 22)


Survey in march 2004

Survey in March 2004


Improved accessibility

Improved accessibility


On the political agenda

On the political agenda

  • School integration

  • Employment of disabled people

  • Accessibility plan

  • Actions for inclusion (special day)

  • Assistance to disability organisations


A european observatory

A European Observatory…?!

http://www.bcn.es/europeforall


Conclusions and new challenges

Conclusions… and new challenges

  • From theory to practice

  • From policy to action

  • From training to implementation

  • From awareness raising to pressure


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