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More than 100 million Europeans have a disability. They often face a range of barriers to employment, education, health care and other basic services. They are entitled to have access to and enjoy, on an equal basis with others, the full range of human rights safeguarded by the European Convention on Human Rights and other international treaties. These include independence, freedom of choice and a full and active participation in all areas of life and society.

Council of Europe videos on Disability

World's best known deaf rapper Signmark at the Council of Europe
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World's best known deaf rapper Signmark at the Council of Europe
11 April 2019
Council of Europe Strasbourg
DisABILITY - Helping to turn Disability into Ability
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Philippe Croizon: disability role model
23 March 2017
Council of Europe Dublin


Guest videos on Disability

Overcoming bullying : Dejana’s story
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Part of the global FACES project to stop bullying
12 July 2019
RTV Serbia Novi Sad
I don't know the book but I know how to cook!
0'45"Watch now
Dyslexia and other disabilities are no barrier to employment
17 April 2016
Universidade Lusófona Lisbon
Size doesn't matter to get the job done!
0'30"Watch now
Don't underestimate people with disabilities....
19 September 2016
Universidade Lusófona Lisbon
We just want a job!
1'05"Watch now
Employers should not discriminate against disabled people
13 May 2016
Universidade Lusófona Lisbon

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