European Strategy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030, debated at the meeting of the Committee on Education, Youth and Sport
The National Disability Council of Romania (CNDR) participated, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in the meeting of the Education, Youth and Sports Commission, during which the Communication to the European Parliament, the Council, the Economic Committee was analysed, in order to adopt opinions. and Social Affairs and the Committee of the Regions – An Equality Union: Disability Rights Strategy 2021-2030 – COM / 2021/101.
The chairman of the Senate Committee on Education stressed that people with disabilities face major problems in accessing health care, education, employment, recreational and sports activities, and participation in political life. They have a higher risk of poverty or social exclusion (28.4%) compared to others (18.4%).
The President pointed out that people with disabilities have the right to participate in all levels and forms of education, including education and early care, on an equal footing with others.