The Strategy also includes the area for action Social Protection, which aims to “promote decent living conditions for people with disabilities” and the area for action External Action is described to “promote the rights of people with disabilities within the EU external action.”As clearly pointed out in this consultation report, linguistic and cultural accessibility including access to Sign Language interpreter is the key for full inclusion and participation for deaf. This also goes for providing Social Protection as well as promoting this in the EU’s External Action work.

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