ACTIVISTS WERE TRAINED WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PROJECT "CIVIL SOCIETY ACTION FOR PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES"

ACTIVISTS WERE TRAINED WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PROJECT "CIVIL SOCIETY ACTION FOR PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES"

On June 6-10, in Kobuleti, selected activists were trained within the framework of the project "Civil Society Action for Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities". The 4-day trainings were led by Ketevan Khomeriki, Law Specialist for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
EU AMBASSADOR KARL HARTZEL GETS ACQUAINTED WITH THE SERVICE OF MOBILE SUPPORT GROUPS

EU AMBASSADOR KARL HARTZEL GETS ACQUAINTED WITH THE SERVICE OF MOBILE SUPPORT GROUPS

During his two-day visit to Adjara, EU Ambassador Karl Hartzel visited the Coalition for Independent Living. The chairman of the organization, Georgy Dzneladze spoke about the project supporting disabled communities in overcoming the barriers caused by covid-19. 
DISABILITY RIGHTS TRAINING FOR ACTIVISTS

DISABILITY RIGHTS TRAINING FOR ACTIVISTS

On May 9-10-11, in Likani, within the framework of the Civil Society Action for Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Georgia, the selected activists received training on disability issues.   The training was led by Toma Kakabadze, Chairman of the organization Changes for Equal Rights, Giorgi Dzneladze, Chairman of the Coalition for Independent Living and activist Nika Donjashvili.
ONLINE PRESENTATION OF THE PROJECT CIVIL SOCIETY ACTION FOR PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN GEORGIA WAS HELD

ONLINE PRESENTATION OF THE PROJECT CIVIL SOCIETY ACTION FOR PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN GEORGIA WAS HELD

On April 8, 2021, the online presentation of the project Civil Society Action for Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Georgia was held. The purpose of the event was to introduce the participants to the key activities and objectives of the project. The project is implemented by Changes for Equal Rights (CER) and Coalition for Independent Living (CIL) with the support of the European Union.
A 2-DAY TRAINING FOR DISABLED ACTIVISTS WAS HELD IN LIKANI

A 2-DAY TRAINING FOR DISABLED ACTIVISTS WAS HELD IN LIKANI

On May 7-8 in Likani, the organization "Changes for Equal Rights" conducted a 2-day training within the project "Civil Society Action for Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Georgia". The meeting was held by Tamar Kanashvili, the founder of the Trainers' Association. 8 activists took part in it.
SUPPORTING DISABLED COMMUNITIES IN OVERCOMING THE BARRIERS CAUSED BY COVID-19

SUPPORTING DISABLED COMMUNITIES IN OVERCOMING THE BARRIERS CAUSED BY COVID-19

From January 11, Mobile Outreach Teams will resume operations in Adjara, Guria and Samegrelo regions. MOTs will offer accessible transportation service for PWDs to visit clinics for planned social and outpatient services (Ex.: dialysis treatment); access the basic products; get home visits of Mobility Assistant(MA), nurse, Occupational Therapist(OT) or Physical Therapist(PT) to help in mobility, pressure-sore care, increasing functionality and performing essential daily activities while staying in the lockdown for longer periods.
FIRST MEETING WITH THE NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS WAS HELD AS PART OF THE PROJECT TO PROMOTE THE INDEPENDENT LIFE OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

FIRST MEETING WITH THE NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS WAS HELD AS PART OF THE PROJECT TO PROMOTE THE INDEPENDENT LIFE OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

On December 9, the first meeting with the newly elected leaders was held as part of the project to promote the independent life of people with disabilities.
THE TECHNICAL REGULATION "NATIONAL STANDARDS OF ACCESSIBILITY" WAS APPROVED

THE TECHNICAL REGULATION "NATIONAL STANDARDS OF ACCESSIBILITY" WAS APPROVED

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Government adopted a technical regulation on "National Accessibility Standards", which is in full compliance with Article 9 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
THE FIRST CYCLE OF TRAININGS "PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS" WAS HELD IN LIKANI

THE FIRST CYCLE OF TRAININGS "PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS" WAS HELD IN LIKANI

On November 8-10, the Coalition for Independent Living conducted the first cycle of Small Business Planning and Management trainings in Likani. The trainings were held within the framework of the project "Promoting Economic Empowerment of People with Disabilities in the Regions of Georgia" and was supported by World Jewish Relief.
USAID – INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM IN GEORGIA HAS STARTED

USAID – INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM IN GEORGIA HAS STARTED

From the 16th through the 21st october, under the "USAID – Independent Living Program in Georgia" thirteen informational meetings were held in the communities of Batumi, Kutaisi, Lagodekhi, Ozurgeti, Telavi, and Zugdidi. Over 110 interested persons attended.

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