The Memorandum of interaction, partnership, cooperation on the rights of people with disabilities in Ukraine was signed

09/12/2014 00:45

Today, on December 9, 2014, in the Secretariat of the Commissioner for Human Rights the round table "Interaction, partnership, cooperation concerning the rights of disabled people in Ukraine, and European integration of people with disabilities" was held. This event was held at the initiative of public organization "All-Ukrainian Parliament of Able-bodied Disabled People".

Representatives of the organizations of disabled people discussed necessity of joining potential of the public for the solution of problems of people with disabilities for the purpose of realization of their rights which define bases of social security of disabled people in Ukraine and guarantees for them opportunities equal with all other citizens for participation in economic, political and social spheres of life of society.

 

 

During the round table public organizations which are engaged in protection of the rights of people with disabilities, signed the Memorandum of interaction, partnership, cooperation concerning protection of the rights of people with disabilities in Ukraine. The memorandum of partnership as a way to joining efforts for protection of the rights of disabled people has to give a new impulse of the activity directed on achievement of a main goal which consists in ensuring full realization by disabled people of the rights on the basis of justice and their participation in life of society as it is foreseen by the World Program of Action in relation to disabled people adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1982.

Implementation of the international standards of integration of people with disabilities into life of society, education of understanding and respect for special needs of these people were defined as priority tasks of the Memorandum.