EASPD, a non-profit NGO in the disability sector, promotes the views of over 20,000 social services and their umbrella associations. They promote equal opportunities for people with disabilities through effective and high-quality service systems.
They welcome members from the 47 Council of Europe member countries and the European Union.
They believe that support services play a key role in enabling people to enjoy their human rights on an equal basis, beyond disability or any other factor.
- The full implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
- The provision of high-quality, and user-centred services running in an accountable, efficient and effective way
- Fair working conditions and lifelong learning opportunities for staff employed in services.