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3rd European Conference of Self Advocates

Self-advocates from all over Europe will come together for the next European conference for self-advocates organised by the European Platform of Self-Advocates (EPSA), Inclusion Europe, Inclusion International and the Association for Self-Advocacy in Croatia.

The theme of this year’s ‘Hear our Voices’ conference is 'Citizens First' in celebration of the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities to equal citizenship rights as 2013 has been declared the European Year of Citizens.

The conference will take place in Zagreb, Croatia, from 4 to 6 October 2013.

Self-advocates will talk about their lives and how they can participate in political and public life and exercise their citizens' rights.

Participants will have the opportunity to go to a number of workshops during the conference. Different key areas will be examined, such as de-institutionalisation, legal capacity and the right to decide and community living.

For more information and to register please visit: http://www.self-advocacy.eu