21st of March 2021


The next World Down Syndrome Day,
will be emblematic as it will take place in 2021.
Down Syndrome is medically known as Trisomy 21.

2021: a year dedicated to people with Trisomy 21.

Be part of a unique experience during a special date

Eu for trisomy 21 in collaboration with European civil society organisations has created a sponsorship platform to celebrate this event. This platform facilitates the contact of Members of the European Parliament with people with Down syndrome and parents of children with Down syndrome.

I am a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and I want to participate in the next World Down Syndrome day celebration.

I am a European citizen with Down syndrome or I am a parent / referent of a person with Down Syndrome. I want to participate in the next World Down Syndrome Day celebration.

I am a member of an NGO dedicated to Down syndrome. My NGO wants to participate in the next World Down Syndrome Day celebration.


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.

About Eufortrisomy21.eu

A platform for the collaboration of associations, citizens and politicians working together for the celebration of World Down syndrome Day, to make visible the intellectual disability in general and persons with trisomy 21 in particular (most common intellectual disability of genetic origin, also called Down syndrome).

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