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Newsletter of the Republic Centre for Support of Persons with Intellectual Disability – PORAKA

Number 3, year XXXII – September 2019


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Activities of the Republic centre – PORAKA
Easy-to-read version of the UN Convention on the rights of persons with Disabilities on Macedonian language

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Advancing the legal frame in education
New Law on Primary Education has been passed

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We have introduced entirely new disability assessment model
Children and families receive support for dignified childhood in which they will develop and advance

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Activities of the Republic Centre – PORAKA
New social services for support of the Republic Centre for Support of Persons with Intellectual Disability – PORAKA network

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United Nations activities
UN Security Council adopted its first-ever resolution on protection of persons with disabilities in conflict

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EASPD activities
• New EASPD Report – How to fund quality care and support services: 7 key elements
• A Reality Check on the Situation of Disability Support Services: 6 key messages to EU policy-makers

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EDF Activities
• To EU Leaders: persons with reduced mobility need equal rights to train travel! – The revised Rail Passenger’s Rights regulation needs to make it happen
• Our Analysis of the European Accessibility Act

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EASPD Activities
European Commission recommends more support for social services to promote access to basic rights

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Sustainable Development Goals Summit
High-level Political Forum under the 74th Session of the General Assembly
Accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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Activities of the local organizations of the Republic Centre – PORAKA
• Activities of PORAKA Strumica
• Activities of PORAKA Radovis
• Activities of PORAKA Stip
• Activities of PORAKA Demir Hisar
• Activities of PORAKA Skopje
• Activities of PORAKA Bitola

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Our page
Activities of PORAKA Skopje