AN ONLINE CONFERENCE WAS HELD BETWEEN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN GEORGIA, ARMENIA, AND MOLDOVA

AN ONLINE CONFERENCE WAS HELD BETWEEN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN GEORGIA, ARMENIA, AND MOLDOVA

On October 24, an international conference was held between the civil society organisations of Georgia, Armenia, and Moldova through the "Zoom" platform. The meeting was held within the framework of the project "Moldovan, Armenian and Georgian DPOs for Inclusion and Cooperation (MAGIC)", which is implemented with the financial assistance of the "European Union".
THE FIRST JOINT GATHERING OF THE NETWORK OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OF GEORGIA TOOK PLACE ON OCTOBER 3 AND 4

THE FIRST JOINT GATHERING OF THE NETWORK OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OF GEORGIA TOOK PLACE ON OCTOBER 3 AND 4

The first joint gathering of the Network of Persons with Disabilities of Georgia took place on October 3 and 4.   The network was formed over a number of years, and in 2020 it assumed an organised structure. Its primary goals are to protect the rights and freedoms of people with disabilities guaranteed by international and national law, to advance the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and to improve the standard of their independent living.
AN INCLUSIVE CAMP WAS HELD AT LOPOTA

AN INCLUSIVE CAMP WAS HELD AT LOPOTA

From September 3 to 10, an inclusive camp was held in Lopota. Over the course of 7 days, participants engaged in activities designed to develop personal growth, resilience, self-regulation, and adaptive skills. Participants learned to recognise the barriers that they and other disabled people face in their daily lives and developed strategies to overcome them together.
FIVE-DAY TRAINING ON POLICY ANALYSIS AND MONITORING OF MUNICIPAL PROGRAMMES

FIVE-DAY TRAINING ON POLICY ANALYSIS AND MONITORING OF MUNICIPAL PROGRAMMES

On July 15–16, in Adjara, Samegrelo, Shida Kartli, and Kakheti, representatives and activists of organisations working on issues of disability were given a five-day training on the topic of policy analysis and monitoring analysis of municipal programmes.
A MEETING WAS HELD WITH THE REPRESENTATIVES OF SHIDA KARTLI MUNICIPALITIES

A MEETING WAS HELD WITH THE REPRESENTATIVES OF SHIDA KARTLI MUNICIPALITIES

On July 7, within the framework of the project "Advocacy for the Implementation of the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities", a meeting was held with the representatives of Shida Kartli municipalities, which was attended by the Mayor of Gori, Lado Khinchagashvili.
TRAINING ON THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

TRAINING ON THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

On July 6, in Gori, the chairperson of the "Coalition for Independent Living,” Giorgi Dzneladze, and an expert on the law of disabled people's rights, Ketevan Khomeriki, led a training on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for activists from Shida Kartli municipalities and representatives from disability organisations.
NATA BUKIA AND NIKA DONJASHVILI CONDUCTED A TRAINING ON THE ISSUES OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN GORI

NATA BUKIA AND NIKA DONJASHVILI CONDUCTED A TRAINING ON THE ISSUES OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN GORI

On July 5, trainers Nata Bukia and Nika Donjashvili conducted training on the issues facing people with disabilities. Disabled activists living in the Shida Kartli region and representatives of disability-related organisations attended the meeting.
WORKING MEETINGS WERE HELD WITH THE EMPLOYEES OF BATUMI, ZUGDIDI, KUTAISI, OZURGETI, LAGODEKHI, AND TELAVI INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS

WORKING MEETINGS WERE HELD WITH THE EMPLOYEES OF BATUMI, ZUGDIDI, KUTAISI, OZURGETI, LAGODEKHI, AND TELAVI INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS

The network's mission, goals, and principles of network work were discussed at the meetings. An agreement was reached on the network's structure, governance, and etiquette. A 3-year work strategy was set.
MEETINGS WERE HELD WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BOLNISI, GARDABANI, DMANISI, TETRITSKARO, MARNEULI, RUSTAVI, AND TSALKA

MEETINGS WERE HELD WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BOLNISI, GARDABANI, DMANISI, TETRITSKARO, MARNEULI, RUSTAVI, AND TSALKA

On June 23, the team of the "Coalition for Independent Living" met representatives of the town halls of Bolnisi, Gardabani, Dmanisi, Tetritskaro, Marneuli, Rustavi, and Tsalka municipalities and held a meeting on the topic of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
TRAINING ON THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

TRAINING ON THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

On June 16, in Telavi, the chairperson of "Coalition for Independent Living”, Giorgi Dzneladze, and the expert on the law of the rights of persons with disabilities, Ketevan Khomeriki, gave a training on the topic of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to the activists of Gurjaani, Kvarli, Akhmet and Telavi municipalities and representatives of organizations working on the subject of disabilities.

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