The European Accessibility Act

08-12-2015

Persons with disabilities are a growing share of the European population. Their daily life is hampered by a lack of accessible goods and services. Although the European Union has set a framework for promoting accessibility, its implementation has not been easy. The European Accessibility Act could represent real progress for persons with disabilities in the EU.

Persons with disabilities are a growing share of the European population. Their daily life is hampered by a lack of accessible goods and services. Although the European Union has set a framework for promoting accessibility, its implementation has not been easy. The European Accessibility Act could represent real progress for persons with disabilities in the EU.