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

Number 3, year XXXIII – September 2020


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Activities of the United Nations

Global Forum on the COVID-19 crisis and persons with disabilities


Page 3

Activities of the Republic centre – PORAKA

Activities of the Republic Centre – PORAKA and its services during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Adapted programme for psychosocial support and adjusted individual educational activities in home


Pages 4,5 and 6

Protocols for work at the day centres for children/persons with disabilities


Pages 7 and 8

Activities of the Republic centre – PORAKA and EASPD

Regional Forum: Towards community-based living in Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries – challenges & opportunities

Regions must work together to promote community-based services for persons with disabilities

Pages 8, 9 and 10

Activities of EASPD

EASPD Summit: “Social Services & COVID 19: what role for EU?”

Stronger recognition, urgent action and more investment

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Activities of the European Disability Forum

The EU must protect the rights of persons with disabilities


Pages 12 and 13

Activities of EASPD

Webinar on Early Childhood Intervention in Europe: “How can the EU support children with disabilities from the very first step?”


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Activities of PORAKA Strumica

Realisation of the project “Transparent PORAKA”

Pages 14 and 15

Activities of the UN Team in North Macedonia

Consultations on opportunities for funding joint programme through the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – UNPRPD

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Our page

Handicrafts made by users in the Day Centres of the Republic centre – PORAKA