The Noordwijk Workshop was organised to focus on the development of lobby strategies and tools to implement the "Code" on national level. Having obtained political endorsement of the "Code" and its Consensus Papers by the European Institutions, the Noordwijk objective for EMSP (European Multiple Scleroris Platform) was to translate what has been achieved on European level into national legislation and daily practice. The report which is now available covers the promotional aspects of the "Code", the MS Barometer and some new tools to be used on national level (f.i. for taking advantage of media campaign).
Member societies will receive a printed copy of the report
while Noordwijk participants and MS supporters can print from the site.
-- EMSP Noordwijk Conference Report 2007
European Multiple Scleroris Platform
EMSP's mission is..
-- to exchange and
disseminate information relating to multiple sclerosis considering all issues
relevant to people affected by MS;
-- to encourage research of all kinds
that is appropriate to multiple sclerosis through recognised medical and other
-- to promote the development of join action programmes with
the participation of national MS societies in Europe, aimed at improving the
quality of their activities and services;
-- to act as focal point for
liaison with the institutions of the European Union (EU), the Council of Europe
and other European organisations, in order to study and propose measures to
improve the autonomy of handicapped persons and promote their full participation