The Round Table Conference regarding “Implementation of the Recommendations of UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Concerning Article 24 of UN Convention on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities” was held on September 26, in Kyiv. On the invitation of the organizers, namely: the All-Ukrainian Public Organisation “National Assembly of Disabled People of Ukraine”, the All-Ukrainian Fund “Step by Step” and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the Head of the All-Ukrainian Public Organization of Handicapped “Advocacy Association of Disabled” Oleksandr Vozniuk participated in the Round Table Conference.
All-Ukrainian Public Organization of Handicapped “Advocacy Association of Disabled” congratulates Paralympic National Team of Ukraine on the most successful performance in the history of paraolympic action at Summer Paraolympic Games in Rio.
You have once again proved that there is nothing impossible for any person. Your desire, strength, spiritual strength and commitment to win led the Ukrainian national team to the third step of the victory stand.
Namely such people are worth respecting, who see no obstacles in this world. Your determination and spiritual strength are an example for everybody!
In terms of experience exchange the representatives of the Organization carried out a research of accessibility for physically challenged people to recreation areas in Chania, the Republic of Greece.
Chania is a city in Greece on the outskirts of Crete; it is a capital of the similarly-named regional unit Chania, with the population of about 60 thousand.
In 1970s Chania became a tourist attraction both for the Greeks and the foreign visitors.
Thus, during the research a special attention was paid to accessibility for physically challenged people to recreation areas including that to the city beach.
May 23, 2016, Kyiv children with special needs attended the concert of Jamala (People’s Artist of Ukraine Susana Jamaladinova), who won the 61st Eurovision Song Contest held in the Swedish capital Stockholm.
The concert of Jamala took place in the National Palace of Arts “Ukraine” in Kyiv.
International Family Day is determined by the General Assembly in 1993 and is celebrated annually on May, 15. Determining this day is intended to draw the attention of the world society on the importance and priority of the family.
The family is the basic element of society which holds human values, culture and historical continuity of generations. It is family that is the basis of the foundation of society and the state, but in general, it is the basis for prosperity and the guarantee of success and society development.
All branches of the Ukrainian public organization of handicapped “Advocacy Association of Disabled” involving children with special needs from all over Ukraine organized a campaign “Give Veterans respect and smile” on the day of celebration of 71 anniversary of the Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II. A free greeting of children with disabilities to passer Veterans was organized in central squares, public places of Kyiv, Odesa, Vinnytsia, Cherkasy, Mykolaiv, where the children have expressed their respect, gratitude to them and presented sweet symbolic sign of attention.
Dear veterans, participants of the World War II, workers of rear land!
These days, together with Europe and the whole world, we celebrate the Day of Memory and Reconciliation and honor the courageous dedication of those who 71 years ago attained victory of anti-Hitler coalition in the World War II.
We are in an irredeemable debt to the sons and daughters of Ukraine, whose youth was brutally put down by the war. We bow low to the act of bravery of those who saved the world from Nazism enslavement by cost of their lives, showing unprecedented heroism, courage and bravery.
On May 5, 2016 a seminar devoted to the practical implementation of the Program “The right to a fair trial of Disabled”, approved by the Judicial Council Decision of Ukraine number 54 on June 5, 2016 was held in the premises of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine, which partners are the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine, The Judicial Council of Ukraine and Ukrainian public organization of handicapped “Advocacy Association of Disabled”.
At this blessed time, let us congratulate you sincerely with the Resurrection Sunday!
Holy Easter brings us the long-awaited triumph of the Son of God, gives hope and confidence in the future, settles peace in hearts, strengthens faith and nourishes souls.
May God’s mercy and blessings asperse your life, and peace, love and harmony reign in your home.
I wish you good mood, excellent health, family comfort, unchanging success and realization of all your plans. Happy holidays to you!
Chairman of Ukrainian public organization of handicapped “Advocacy Association of Disabled” Oleksandr Vozniuk Read More
International Day of Remembrance of Chornobyl is marked again on April 26 in Ukraine and around the world.
In 2016 comes the anniversary of 30 years since the day of the tragedy, which had left great human and environmental consequences for the planet and humanity.