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European Disability Card - No Barriers Through Europe!

 

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Between June 27 and 28, 2016, a training session was held in Bucharest for employees from the General Directorates for Social Assistance and Child Protection in the regions of South-Muntenia, South-West Oltenia and South-East, who will be involved in the distribution of the EU Disability Card. 32 persons from Argeş, Calarasi, Teleorman, Dâmboviţa, Dolj, Giurgiu, Gorj, Ialomita, Ilfov, Olt, Prahova, Constanţa, Tulcea, Brăila, Buzău and Vrancea counties participated in this training session and aimed at familiarizing participants with the procedures for issuing and monitoring of the European Disability Card.

 


Between June 30 and July 1, a second training session took place in Sibiu, attended by 33 representatives of county DGASPCs in the North-West, Center, West.

 


In July 07-08, 2016, a training session was held in Iasi for employees from the General Directorates for Social Assistance and Child Protection from North-East and Bucharest-Ilfov regions. The training was aimed at familiarizing participants with the procedures for issuing and monitoring of the European Disability Card.

 


On 07.04.2016, a Collaboration Protocol with the Ministry of Youth and Sport (MTS) was signed to complete the benefit package offered to cardholders and, as the case may be, their attendants.

 


On 27.04.2016, a Collaboration Protocol with the Ministry of Culture (MC) was signed to complete the benefit package offered to cardholders and, as the case may be, their attendants.
On behalf of the Ministry of Culture, disabled people with the EU Disability Card are provided with 18 benefit packages for all museums, theatres and philharmonic institutions throughout Romania, being among the most important cultural institutions in the country national.

 


On 12 May 2016, a Collaboration Protocol with the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) was signed to complete the package of benefits offered to cardholders and, as the case may be, to their attendants, with access to sporting events organized by the federation in the country.

 


On 08.06.2016, a Collaboration Protocol with the Romanian Handball Federation (FRH) was signed to complete the package of benefits offered to cardholders and, as the case may be, to their attendants, with access to sporting events organized by the federation in the country.

 


Between July and November 2016, Conventions for the issuance of the EU Disability Card were signed with the general directorates for social assistance and child protection from the counties and sectors.
Applications (accompanied by a printed or electronic photograph) will be submitted to the headquarters of the general directorates for social assistance and child protection from the counties and sectors. Cards will be released in the same way.

 


On September 14, 2016, a Collaboration Protocol was signed with the Step by Step Center for Education and Professional Development, in order to disseminate information on the European Disability Card.

 


On November 3, 2016, a Collaboration Protocol was signed with the National Association of Deaf from Romania (ANSR), aiming at disseminating information on the EU Disability Card, gathering applications from potential beneficiaries and working to represent the ANSR members in their relation to DGASPC.

 


On 31 October 2016, a Cooperation Protocol was signed with the Romanian Association of Blind (ANR), aiming at disseminating information on the EU Disability Card, collecting applications from potential beneficiaries and working to represent the ANR members in their relation to DGASPC.

 


Announcement on the validity of the European Disability Card:
The card is valid from the date of its release by DGASPC and its registration in the portal database, until 31.08.2020 .

 


In March 2017, the contract for the provision of printing and personalization services for EU Disability Cards was signed. Currently are processed the applications submitted through the general directions for social assistance and child protection.

 


Announcement on how to apply for the European Disability Card:
The application may be presented personally (or by a representative) at the DGASPC headquarters or sent by e-mail to the dedicated address. Email addresses can be found on the first page of the site. Photos can be attached in printed or electronic format (preferable).

 


Announcement on the use of the EU Disability Card:
The cards will be used in Romania and the partner EU countries (Slovenia, Cyprus, Belgium, Italy, Estonia, Finland, Malta and Romania), within the common agreed benefit packages. The benefits offered in Romania are represented by free access to cultural, sporting and leisure events. These are presented on the project website in the "National Benefits" section and in the "National Events" section. These are to be updated periodically, as appropriate.
The benefits of the countries involved can be consulted on the project website in the "International Events" section.
Proposals for completing the benefit packages and / or concluding partnerships with private or public operators may be sent to the following e-mail address: carddizabilitate@anpd.gov.ro

 

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