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AccessibleEU Lithuania - Accessibility in the EU ensures the independence of people with disabilities (AW-LT-01)

AccessibleEU co-organises this event together with the Lithuanian Association of People with Disabilities with the support of the Department for the Affairs of the Disabled under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour.

It seeks to familiarise participants with the AccessibleEU project, to show them the importance of accessibility of the environment and public services, and to spread the idea that people with disabilities can feel independent only by living in an accessible environment and receiving the necessary services.

The representative of the Ministry of Social Security and Labor will present how to apply the Accessibility Directive and how to prepare easy-to-read information.

Another presentation will be dedicated to sharing the study commissioned by the Ministry of Social Security and Labour and conducted by the Association of People with Disabilities in Lithuania, which shows the adaptation of the environment, the availability of social and health services.

The universal design strategy of the city of Vilnius, the only Lithuanian city with such a strategy, will also be presented, in order to encourage other cities to follow the example.

  • Target audience: Representatives of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, the Department of Disability Affairs, the Lithuanian Disability Forum, the Architecture, Environment and Social Affairs Departments of Municipalities, organizations of people with disabilities, and the Association of Event Organizers.

  • When: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 

  • Format: Online

  • Type of event: Awareness-raising

  • Language: Lithuanian and English

  • Accessibility information: Captioning and sign interpretation in Lithuanian.

  • How to participate: Free registration

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  • Wednesday 11 October 2023, 11:00 (EEST)
  • Lithuania

Practical information

Wednesday 11 October 2023, 11:00 (EEST)