With the support of the European Union, the presentation of the Legal Capacity Reform Research Report took place on 9 September
On September 9, 2022, the presentation of the Legal Capacity Reform Research Report of the ability of disabled persons prepared within the framework of the project Civil Society for the Rights of Disabled Persons in Georgia was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel Iveria.
The aim of the study prepared with the support of the European Union was to study the daily reality, challenges and experiences of the persons receiving support and to reveal the practical barriers that the persons receiving support and supporters face after the capacity reform.
During the presentation, the attending public had the opportunity to discuss in detail the main findings and recommendations of the research.
The meeting was attended by the member of the Parliament of Georgia, Rati Yonatamishvili, the representatives of the Department of Protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of the Office of the Public Defender of Georgia, the director of the Association of Social Workers of Georgia, Ketevan Gigineishvili, the head of the Social Policy Department, Tatia Gvaramadze, representatives of Tbilisi City Hall, non-governmental organizations and persons with disabilities.
As part of the research, a total of four focus groups were held in Tbilisi, Imereti, Adjara and Kakheti. Field works were carried out in August-November 2021.
The project Civil Society for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Georgia is implemented by the organizations Changes for Equal Rights and Coalition for Independent Living with the financial support of the European Union.