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December 7, 2017
Training “Inclusive building design: construction and accessibility for PWD” brought together the heads of various institutions in Pavlodar
Public Foundation “Accessible Pavlodar” hosted in Pavlodar 12 trainings “Inclusive building design: construction and accessibility for people with disabilities”. The event was organized within the frames of USAID project “Good Governance Initiative Fund”. Sessions were held almost every day through November.
Thus, a series of trainings was participated by advisors to akims on the affairs of people with disabilities, specialists from the departments of employment and social programs; experts from the Center for the development of youth initiatives; representatives of pre-school institutions, schools, colleges, universities, specialists from such spheres as healthcare, culture, architecture, etc.
Training program focused on the analysis of the Legislative framework for organization of barrier free environment for PWD and limited mobility; regulatory documents on functionality of social infrastructure buildings.
“First, I’d like to express my thanks for helping those who are in need. I have learned many useful things for my work”, - commented one of the training participants.
As for another attendee, “he plans to study construction norms for buildings to be adapted for people with disabilities and limited mobility”.
“Training was useful. Materials were presented in the most accessible way, video materials were also attracted. Knowledge acquired at the training will be put into practice”, -the other attendee added.
On December 4, 2017 the round table “Inclusive building design: public services, urban environment, stigma overcoming”, finalizing a serious of trainings, was hosted. Speakers for that event were Benjamin Alayev, Chairman for the Commission on human rights of people with disabilities and Zakhira Begaliyeva, Advisor to the Education and Science Minister of Kazakhstan, Coordinator of the USAID/GGIF project “Public services – available to all”.