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EU for Trisomy 21 takes part in the citizen consultation for the Future of Europe

Following the online conference on the 8th of July 2021 on improving the visibility of people with Down syndrome, EU for Trisomy 21 is willing to contribute to the online debates of the citizen consultation on the “Future of Europe” (COFUE ) on this relevant topic.

Online conference – 8th of July 2021 – Improving the visibility of people with Down syndrome

Improving the visibility of people with Down syndrome in Europe should be a major debate in the citizen’s consultation for the future of Europe. Register here to participate in the EUfortrisomy21 conference on the 8th of July at 6pm (Brussels time).

Press release : On March 21st, Europe is honouring persons with Down’s syndrome

 To celebrate the International Day of Trisomy 21, EUfortrisomy21 organizes a conference
Thursday 18th March 2021 from 2 to 3:30 pm
(Brussels time zone)

Expert-parents, a person with Down’s syndrome, and MEPs (Ms. Estrella Dura (S&D), Ms. Katrin Langensiepen (Greens), Ms. Radka Maxova (Renew), Mr. François-Xavier Bellamy (PPE), Mr. Patrick Jaki (ECR)) will speak about major issues for people with Down’s syndrome: visibility, autonomy, inclusion, non-discrimination and dignity.

Trisomy 21 : What Europe can do? – Program

Trisomy 21 : What Europe can do? Visibility, inclusion, autonomy: essentials issues for people with Trisomy 21   Date: Thursday 18th of March 2021 – 2 pm Place: Online conference Registration on Contact@eufortrisomy21.eu Language: English, Spanish, French, German and German easy-language, Romanian   Draft program: Parents and self-advocates: 2pm Introduction – Clotilde Noël (France, Tombée du…

Press release : Focus on the (online) CONFERENCE

 To celebrate the International Day of Trisomy 21, EUfortrisomy21 organizes a conference
Thursday 18th March 2021 from 2 to 3:30 pm
(Brussels time zone)

Expert-parents, a person with Down’s syndrome, and MEPs (Ms. Estrella Dura (S&D), Ms. Katrin Langensiepen (Greens), Ms. Radka Maxova (Renew), Mr. François-Xavier Bellamy (PPE), Mr. Patrick Jaki (ECR)) will speak about major issues for people with Down’s syndrome: visibility, autonomy, inclusion, non-discrimination and dignity.

Press release : One dancing challenge to join in the celebration!

The next International Day of Trisomy 21 will take place on Sunday 21st March 2021. In order to celebrate this emblematic date for persons with Down’s syndrome (also called Trisomy 21), EUforTrisomy21 proposes three projects. Focus on the dancing challenge to put in the light persons with Down’s syndrome : a choreography to dance in order to rejoice, to celebrate together with persons with Down’s syndrome.

Press release : Focus on the sponsorship project from Members of the European Parliament

The World Down Syndrome Day will take place in three weeks: Sunday 21st March 2021. To celebrate
this emblematic date for persons with Down’s syndrome, EUfortrisomy21 proposes three projects:

1 project to reflect : an online-conference will be organized within the days leading to the
21st on March;
 1 festive project to celebrate together (it will be communicated by the middle of March)
1 unprecedented project to challenge politic leaders and to make them act.

Press Release : Focus on the 21st of March 2021. Let’s celebrate World Down syndrome Day in Europe!

The next edition of World Down Syndrome Day (21st of March as decided by United Nation) calls for a special momentum since it takes place in 2021 and Down Syndrome is medically known as trisomy 21! In this perspective, a community of parents of children with Down syndrome, from all over Europe, came together under…