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Handicapped persons - guidelines for the HORIZON initiative

On 18 December 1990 the Commission decided to establish an initiative concerning handicapped persons and certain other disadvantaged groups (HORIZON). Loans and grants may be provided by the Community to finance specific measures included in proposals for operational programme...

On 18 December 1990 the Commission decided to establish an initiative concerning handicapped persons and certain other disadvantaged groups (HORIZON). Loans and grants may be provided by the Community to finance specific measures included in proposals for operational programmes/global grants submitted by Member States relating to: Persons with serious handicaps resulting from mental or physical impairments; persons with specific difficulties hindering their economic or social integration. A contribution of ECU 180 million from Community Structural Funds is estimated for the period 1990-1993.Correspondence should be addressed to: Mr. J. Degimbe, Director-General Directorate-General "Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Affairs" 200 rue de la Loi B-1049 Brussels