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There Was the First Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Government Commissioner for Human Rights of People with Disabilities

02 August 2013

On July 30, 2013 in the premises of the Club of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine there was the first meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Government Commissioner for Human Rights of People with Disabilities.
In the meeting took participation the Government Commissioner for Human Rights of People with Disabilities Oleksiy Zhuravko and Representatives of 14 national associations’ of people with disabilities who joined the Advisory Committee.
At the first meeting, the Advisory Committee approved the Advisory Committee of the Government Commissioner for Human Rights of People with Disabilities. According to the adopted provisions Advisory Committee is a permanent collegial advisory body, acting on a voluntary basis. Made to ensure public participation in the activities of the, uniting the efforts of the President of Ukraine, government and national associations for people with disabilities people fully address the pressing problems of people with disabilities on the basis of adequacy and fairness in dealing with social problems these people and setting up effective interaction with the public.
In addition, participants discussed urgent issues of Work Plan Advisory Committee, the Government Commissioner for Human Rights of People with Disabilities, and contributed to the development of provisions on appeal to the Government Commissioner for Human Rights of People with Disabilities.
During performances attention was focused to bringing together all the NGOs for the constructive and efficient cooperation in order to take decisions aimed at ensuring respect for the rights and legitimate interests of persons with disabilities.
In this regard, members of the Advisory Committee of the Government Commissioner for Human Rights of People with Disabilities, it was decided to turn the heads of all associations with the proposal to create solidarity and friendly relations in the society to deal with conflicts and their prevention by negotiation and compromise, the formation of the  mechanisms of social partnership with government and civil society on the rights of people with disabilities.

 

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