The EU supports the empowerment and inclusion of persons with disabilities in Egypt

December 7, 2018
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The European Union in Egypt, along with its partners, commemorated the “International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)”, celebrated annually on the 3rd of December. This comes in line with the EU’s strong commitment to support the inclusion and full participation of PwDs in society.

The EU along with its institutional partner the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) and its implementing partners’ institutions Handicap International and Drosos Foundation celebrated this occasion through a jointly-organized event at the Warraq El Hadar Youth Club in Giza where several actions for supporting PwDs have taken place. The event was organized under the theme “Together, to empower persons with disabilities” and featured activities for PwDs including sports, games and a talent show; in addition to a panel discussion on empowerment and inclusion.


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  • Egypt