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Disability issues

1 Dec 2022

Funktionshindersfrågor måste beaktas vid kriser

Rådet för nordiskt samarbete om funktionshinder vill att de nordiska myndigheterna tar större hänsyn till personer med funktionsnedsätt [...]

Disability issues

11 Nov 2022

Both tourists and the tourism industry benefit from accessible services

Tourism services that are inclusive and sustainable can be enjoyed by more people, generate income and be beneficial for local communities. [...]

Disability issues

10 Oct 2022

Inclusive tourism opens the Nordic region to everyone

Inclusive tourism has many advantages. At the conference Inclusive Nordic Travel on 7 November, examples of inclusive tourism services - and [...]

Disability issues

7 Oct 2022

Nordic examples for more inclusive schools

What efforts are being made in Nordic schools to secure that children with disabilities have equal rights to education? At a webinar organiz [...]

Disability issues

5 Oct 2022

Ursprungsfolk, ledarskap och rätt till självständigt liv på Funktionshindersrådets agenda

Rätten att leva självständigt och kunna delta i samhället samt urfolks rätt till kultursensitiv service var två av de teman som Rådet [...]

Disability issues

30 Jun 2022

Climate change hits indigenous persons with disabilities harder

A minority within the minority. This makes indigenous persons with disabilities especially vulnerable when it comes to climate change. That [...]

Disability issues

8 Jun 2022

“We need to listen to indigenous disabled persons”

Persons with disabilities within indigenous communities are especially vulnerable in cases of crisis or climate change. "We need to listen [...]

Disability issues

25 May 2022

Nordiska tolkregler utgör gränshinder för teckenspråkiga

Niels Kristensen är dansk i själ och hjärta och bär stolt sitt danska pass. Men eftersom han bor i Norge nekas han teckentolk när han s [...]

Disability issues

16 May 2022

New network to share experiences on disability and welfare services

Support systems for persons with disabilities can be organised in many ways and the responsibilities may rest on different levels of governm [...]


6 Apr 2022

Technology paired with human rights leads to the future

”Send an email or order a preset list of groceries with just the click of a button or custom make physical aids with a 3D-printer.” A b [...]

Disability issues

28 Mar 2022

Rullstollsbrukare diskrimineras när de söker jobb

"En person som sitter i rullstol tvingas söka dubbelt så många jobb för att bli kallad på intervju", säger Elisabeth Ugreninov, forska [...]

Disability issues

21 Feb 2022

”Don’t tell me that I don’t remember”

”How many of us can talk about our health and pain in another language with more words than just a short ’okey’?” That rethorical qu [...]

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