Bureau of the Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament is established

14 February 2020

The Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament selected its Bureau during a meeting on the 13 February attended by 28 Members of the European Parliament.

The Disability Intergroup was re-established in December 2019 due to the efforts of the European Disability Forum and its member organisations and at the initiative of several Members of the European Parliament from different political parties.

While the Bureau is established, Chair and Co-chairs will be selected at a later date.

During the meeting, the Intergroup also approved the work plan for 2020 and 2021, which will be available in the Intergroup webpage in the coming days.

The composition of the Bureau is as following:

  • Adam Kósa – Group of the European People’s Party (EPP) -Hungary
  • Stelios Kympouropoulos – Group of the European People’s Party (EPP)- Greece
  • Rosa Estarás Ferragut - Group of the European People’s Party (EPP)-
  • Mónica Silvana González –  Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D) - Spain
  • Brando Benifei - Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D) - Italy
  • Marianne Vind - Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D) - Denmark
  • Radka Maxová - Renew Europe Group  - Czechia
  • Dragos Pîslaru - Renew Europe Group -Romania

 

What is the Disability Intergroup?

The Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament is an informal grouping of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from all nationalities and most political groups who are interested in promoting the disability policy in their work at the European Parliament as well as at the national level.

You can find more information on the official Intergroup page

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