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Advisory Body on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities To Be Created with Cooperation of the Presi

Advisory Body on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities To Be Created with Cooperation of the Presidential Administration

A meeting was held with representatives of organizations promoting the needs of women with disabilities at the Presidential Palace, today.
The discussion was aimed at forming an Advisory Body for Persons with Disabilities. The Advisory Body will be in charge of preparing the institutional framework for disabled women’s rights and their protection, among other things.
Simon Petridisi, Consultant to the President of Georgia on Issues of Persons with Disabilities, stated that working principles of the Advisory Body, its activities, and procedures of its staffing were discussed during the meeting. The discussion was attended by 25 NGO representatives. Similar meetings will be held in different thematic groups in the nearest future.