Dirk Jarré is the president of EURAG, the European Federation of Older Persons, which is the oldest transnational non-governmental organisation being created by and for older persons in 1962, 53 years ago.

Mette Veiby is the Administrative Director of Follo Futura, a centre for vocational guidance and training to persons with disabilities in Ås, south of Oslo, Norway. Follo Futura also produces equipment for physiotherapy and physical rehabilitation.

This article was originally published in the EQUASS 2013 Annual Report.

Interview with Helena Maria Mamede Albuquerque, CEO of APPACDM de Coimbra.

In December 2014 an impact study of the EQUASS Assurance certification program in Estonia has been published by ASTANGU with support from the European Social Fund.

This article was originally published in the EQUASS 2012 Annual Report.

Astangu Vocational Rehabilitation Center was founded in 1995 under the administration of the Ministry of Social Affairs. EQUASS Assurance has been implemented in Estonia in 2010 and 2011 with the support of the European Social Fund. Astangu has been acting as EQUASS Local Licence Holder in Estonia since January 2012 after having practiced this role in 2010 and 2011, thanks to the ESF capacity-building funds.