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Philosophy and objectives of the Congress.

Worldwide Congress as a practical embodiment of the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities;
Persons with disabilities want and can make a valuable contribution to society.
Demonstration by Russia of performance and implantation of the principles of the UN on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the creation of an accessible environment, willingness to become a socio-cultural center for people with disabilities;
Attracting the world's attention to the possibilities of Russia as a social state and as a country that can organize and hold on an unique largest international event; Initiating a dialogue between persons with disabilities, representing Russia and other countries, and also the dialogue between Russian and foreign specialists and experts in this area;
Formation of the tradition and the format of this international event;
Congress as a foundation for such events as the International Social Forum "Accessible Environment", specialized Exhibition "Social support and rehabilitation for persons with disabilities. Technical tools, technology and services ", etc .;
Opportunities demonstration of Sverdlovskaya oblast as a world-class region able to hold international events, having social priorities and a great tourist business potential; Demonstration of the potential of Sverdlovskaya oblast as Russian leader in the area of social programs realization.
Attracting the world's attention to Yekaterinburg and Middle Ural. The venue – the city located on the border between Europe and Asia – accentuates globality of the Congress.
Yekaterinburg is the first city where the Worldwide Congress for persons with disabilities was held.