Press release : Focus on the (online) CONFERENCE

11 March 2021

Press release


March 10th 2021


3 projects to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day  

Focus on the (online) CONFERENCE

 Trisomy 21: What can Europe do ?

 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.

These interventions and discussions will be useful for the debate about the Union of equality: Strategy on the rights of persons with disabilities 2021-2030 (announced by the European Parliament the 3rd of March).

A translation is planned in:

  • English
  • German (normal and easy language)
  • Spanish
  • French

If you wish to attend the conference, please register on


EUfortrisomy21 is a community of parents of children with Down syndrome,
united to advance the rights of people with Down syndrome in 4 priority areas:
visibility, non-discrimination, health, autonomy

Contact :

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