RECOSI is proud to host Workability International’s Meeting in Brussels in October this year. Workability International has a commitment to equity in employment for people with disabilities at a community, national and international level.
The meeting is taking place in Brussels on the 17th of October 2016. Venue details: Brussels, EU Commission, Rond Point Schuman 6, Box 5, Brussels, Belgium
Main Agenda Items:
- Update on Workability International; Patrick Maher, President Workability International.
- The future of Workability International both generally and in Europe specifically
- Membership of Workability International.
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND THIS MEETING?
Since its inception nearly 30 years ago Workability International has served as a global voice of service and direct employment providers, representing its members on an internationally to governments, international institutions, allied organisations, policy makers, funders and the media.
Workability International is an enabling organisation and as such its members are:
- able to access business & services development, with supported cross-border joint business venture projects, twinning, mentoring, peer support and sponsorship arrangements.
- able to share your knowledge and experience at annual conferences and events,
- able to coordinate exchange and study visits and developing international best practice.
Workability also disseminates key information about employment for people with disability worldwide, such as:
- trading & employment trends, drivers of change, barriers and opportunities in the global economy,
- best practices and strategic development,
- government policies and funding regimes to support people with disabilities in work and employment,
- international developments and initiatives concerning the provision of work and employment,
- developing and implementing quality standards for delivering direct employment and support services,
- activities, challenges and solutions applied in countries around the world,
- the objectives, initiatives and developments initiated by international organisations representing disabled people.
Please register your interest in attending by free registration or via email email@example.com by the 31st of August 2016.
Over the past 29 years Workability International has been proud to have been one of the world’s largest bodies representing providers of work and employment services to people with disabilities. Since inception our members have supported more than three million people with disabilities engaged in work programmes, accessing employment and work, delivered by more than 130 member organisations in more than 40 countries. More information on http://www.workability-international.org/.