The Congress was presented to the consulates of Yekaterinburg

On April 18, the First World Congress for persons with disabilities was presented to the consulates of Germany, the US, the UK, China, South Korea, Bulgaria, Belarus, Vietnam, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan.
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At the meeting, the guests learned about the concept and the mission of the Congress, as well as the contribution of people with disabilities to the Congress. Additionally, speakers presented on how the principles of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities have been implemented in the region and in the country in general. Finally, the representatives of the consulates received a suggestion to organize a visit of rehabilitation professionals from their respective countries, in order to exchange experience and solidify international cooperation.
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The organizers of the meeting were the Ministry of International and Foreign Economic Relations and the Ministry of Social Policy of the Sverdlovsk region.