Press Conference - Campaign for the right to independent living
With th participation of:
Martin Naughton, Peter Lambreghts and Vibeke Maroy Melstrom
European Network for Independent Living is an organisation of disability rights organisations that are campaigning for the right to independent living. This week in Strasbourg they come together for their bi-annual 'Freedom Drive' which brings campaigners from across the continent to discuss with each other and to campaign and lobby MEPs. They will have a march in Strasbourg that will arrive at the Parliament at 12pm. They will then have a hearing in the Parliament (2pm-4pm in LOW N1.4). They will be highlight will be the impact of austerity on people with disabilities and calling on MEPs to support an oral question on the issue.
GUE/NGL press officer
Gianfranco Battistini + 32 475 646628