Opening of Conference by H.E. The President of Malta

The Malta Federation of Organisations Persons with Disability, together with MASE, co-hosted a marathon four day European series of Conferences in Malta, during the Malta's EU17 Presidency. The Conferences, all themed on one common subject; being Employment opportunities within the Labour Market for Persons with Disability, were organised together with the European Union of Supported Employment and the European Disability Forum, the latter celebrating its 20th Anniversary. More than 200 delegates from all over Europe, including Senators, EU and UN officials, officials from EASPD, UNHCR and WASE, participated in the Saturday 18th February Conference, which was officially opened by H.E. The Pr

Courtesy Meeting with the Hon Prime Minister of Malta

During the four day marathon European Conferences related to Employment Opportunities for the Disabled and the Disadvantaged, co-hosted by the Malta Federation of Organisations Persons with Disability and MASE, the heads of the European Disability Forum, the European Union of Supported Employment and the European Association of Service Providers for the Disabled accompanied the highest officials of MFOPD to a meeting with the Hon. Prime Minister of Malta where the Supported Employment initiatives in Malta by MFOPD were discussed and lauded by all present. The Hon. Parliamentary Secretary for the Disabled was also in attendance during the meeting.

European Conference on Employment of Persons with Disabilities

MFOPD, in collaboration with the Malta Association of Supported Employment, SLF, the European Disability Forum and the European Union of Supported Employment, organised a series of back-to-back conferences in Malta where all the European Disability Federations and European Supported Employment Agencies were represented. The First international Conference was held on the 16th February 2017 and featured all the European Supported Employment Agencies. Guest speakers included the Hon. Parliamentary Secretary for the Disabled, the Shadow Speaker of the Opposition for the Disabled, the Commissioner for the Rights of Persons with Disability, the Commissioner for Mental Health, officials of MFOPD an


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