The main points of the conference are:
  • The Employment Directive
  • The State Aid Regulation
  • Art. 27 of the UN convention (the right to work for pwd is crucial and its taken into account by the EC): Work and Employment HLG paper on Supported Employment

The following topics will be covered:

  • Mainstream employment and their barriers: how to help persons with disabilities to find and keep a job
  • Vocational training to help meet the criteria Involvement of employers
  • Role of the providers (how can service providers facilitate employers, including trade unions?)
  • The view of trade unions, employers and authorities in employing persons with disability in all types of employment

Ms. Tina Bertzeletou, project manager at Cedefop will be participating in this event.

Event details

Event Date(s)
11/06/2009 - 12/06/2009
Event Type
Cedefop involvement