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Belgian Disability Forum

CWPH

Name

Commission Wallonne des Personnes Handicapées - Walloon Commission for Persons with Disabilities

 

Level of power

Matters falling under the competence of the Walloon regional authority

 

Composition

15 members and 15 alternate members, appointed by the Walloon government for 5 years (05/06/2009-05/06/2014).

 

Goals

  • Giving advice and reporting to the Walloon Council for social action and health in the field of disability and in the context of the competences of the Walloon region.
  • Giving technical advice to the Walloon government, at its request.
  • Giving advice to the Walloon Council for social action and health.
 

Partnership

The BDF consults the CWPH before taking position, at European level, on subjects that fall under the competence of the Walloon region. In 2010, the BDF consulted the CWPH with regard to the following issues:

  • The participation of persons with disabilities in public life
  • The EU 2020 Strategy
 

Contact details

Belgium

Tel.: +32(0)81 32 72 91
Fax.: +32(0)81
e-mail : catherine.danis@spw.wallonie.be

 

Contact

Mrs Emilie Desmet, President

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