On 15th January 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal was held the final conference of JobCircuit project – the final step of more than two years of efforts and hardworking. The event was opened by Mr. Humberto Santos – President of the Directing Council of the National Institute for Rehabilitation. After the opening speech, Mr.Antonio Silva Dias – the project coordinator, presented the project consortium and the results and outcomes achieved during the project lifespan. Among the special guests, visited the JobCircuit final event, was Mrs. Claudia Gomes – expert from the Portugal National Agency, who shared her positive opinion and evaluation about the JobCircuit project’s achievements and gave a speech about the importance and priority that we, as European citizens, should give to the inclusion and equality.
The event was visited from more than 40 people – employers, policymakers and professionals from the social support sector in Portugal, who were involved in interesting and fruitful discussion about the forthcoming legal changes that concern the social integration of people with disabilities, as well as about the challenges faced from all parties during the process so far.
Here you may watch a pictures’ slideshow, representing the atmosphere and spirit of the JobCircuit final event.