Brussels 2 December 2015 // The Global Nutrition Report 2015 (GNR) that emphasizes the relationship between climate change and nutrition and the pivotal role business can play, is presented in Paris during the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21).
Those days, from 30 November to 11 December, world leaders meet in Paris at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21) to reach a new agreement on international climate change. This is an excellent occasion to promote the GNR and highlight the strong link between nutrition security and climate change.
Brussels 2 December 2015 // One day before the European Day of Persons with Disabilities, the European Commission has published the European Accessibility Act, which has been under development since 2012.
The Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen stressed the importance of the Accessibility Act in ensuring that innovative, affordable and accessible goods and services will be available for persons with disabilities in the EU.
Brussels 1 december 2015 // The International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3 December- was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations. Since then, the European Commission, to mark this date, has celebrated the European Day of Persons with Disabilities to show that people with disabilities across Europe face common challenges, concerns and needs, and they have the right to equality of opportunity.
On this occasion, the European Commission's DG for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion and the European Disability Forum organise the annual conference focused on children and young people with disability under the theme: "Growing together in a barrier-free Europe".