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PROMOTING the RIGHTS and ADVOCATING  the INTERESTS of PEOPLE with DISABILITIES: a CASE of UNDP UKRAINE 2-3 June 2011, Ashg...
situation analysis <ul><li>People with disabilities (PwD):  2.6mln  (~6% of the population) </li></ul><ul><li>Real number ...
undp response PUBLIC SECTOR PRIVATE SECTOR CIVIL SOCIETY interventions in:
undp response <ul><li>State Employment Service of Ukraine (SES) / Employment Centers   (EC) </li></ul><ul><li>The  Model o...
undp response PRIVATE SECTOR <ul><li>Private business companies </li></ul><ul><li>Employment of people with disabilities. ...
undp response CIVIL SOCIETY education employment accessibility social / physical rehabilitation Strengthening  the capacit...
undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Mobile Computer and Internet Learning Center for people wi th arrested mobility and vi...
undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Mini-print shop  for physically and mentally disabled people to create opportunities f...
undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Monitoring the Program for the Creation of the Accessible Environment for People with ...
undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Enabling environment for self-expression and self-realization of people with mental di...
undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Best Employer  of People with Special Needs  Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Film Contes...
THANK YOU! UNDP Ukraine 1 Klovsky Uzviz St.  Kyiv 01021 Ukraine [email_address]
 
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  • Ukraine’s Population: 45.962mln; Active Working Age: 32.169 (70%); The UN Convention of the Right of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol ratified by the Parliament of Ukraine, Dec. 2009 Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On Individual Rehabilitation Programme for a Disabled Person” , May 2007 President’s Decree “On Additional Urgent Measures to Create an Enabling Environment for People with Disabilities”, December 2007 State Construction Norms of Ukraine on “Accessibility of Buildings and Premises by the Groups of People with Arrested Mobility” , May 2007 President’s Decree “On Measures to Create an Enabling Environment for People with Disabilities”, December 2005 Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On Ensuring Accessibility of Social and Public Infrastructure by People with Disabilities” , June 2003 Law of Ukraine “On Fundamentals of Social Security for Disabled People in Ukraine”, March 1991
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    1. 1. PROMOTING the RIGHTS and ADVOCATING the INTERESTS of PEOPLE with DISABILITIES: a CASE of UNDP UKRAINE 2-3 June 2011, Ashgabad
    2. 2. situation analysis <ul><li>People with disabilities (PwD): 2.6mln (~6% of the population) </li></ul><ul><li>Real number of disabled persons is twice the official Governmental data* </li></ul><ul><li>Active Working Age: 1.4mln (~ 5%); (only 44% employed) </li></ul><ul><li>The UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol ratified by the Parliament of Ukraine (Dec. 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>2 Resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers (2007, 2003) </li></ul><ul><li>2 President’s Decrees (2007, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>State Construction Norms (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Law of Ukraine “On Fundamentals of Social Security for PwD in Ukraine (1991) </li></ul><ul><li>Solid legal framework developed but implementation is lacking, i.e. despite the existing legal guarantees accessibility for disabled persons is still very low ( access to essential services and activities: employment, education, healthcare, transportation, info )* </li></ul>Background Information * Human Rights in Ukraine 2009-2010 Report
    3. 3. undp response PUBLIC SECTOR PRIVATE SECTOR CIVIL SOCIETY interventions in:
    4. 4. undp response <ul><li>State Employment Service of Ukraine (SES) / Employment Centers (EC) </li></ul><ul><li>The Model of Job Placement and Employment of People with Disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>developed and piloted in 7 oblast of Ukraine (a comprehensive guide for a Job Placement Officer) </li></ul><ul><li>The SES Methodology for Provision of Social Services by ECs </li></ul><ul><li>(to be replicated in all oblasts: TOT to ca. 80 trainers from 90/650 ECs </li></ul><ul><li>Employment of People with Disabilities. Employer Manual </li></ul><ul><li>(a comprehensive guide for a potential employer) </li></ul>PUBLIC SECTOR <ul><li>Public monitoring of oblast support programs aimed at PwD </li></ul><ul><li>State support programmes revised, improved to respond to the needs of PwD </li></ul><ul><li>New state / municipal initiatives commenced to mitigate the situation of PwD </li></ul><ul><li>Oblast and Municipal Governments </li></ul>
    5. 5. undp response PRIVATE SECTOR <ul><li>Private business companies </li></ul><ul><li>Employment of people with disabilities. Best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Practical experience of employing people with disabilities by: (McDonald’s; “Obolon” Beer Brewery; “Silpo” Supermarkets Chain; Platinum Bank; Kyiv Energy Company) </li></ul><ul><li>Developing the capacity of private sector through Business Associations </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsorship </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Social Responsibility </li></ul>
    6. 6. undp response CIVIL SOCIETY education employment accessibility social / physical rehabilitation Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations
    7. 7. undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Mobile Computer and Internet Learning Center for people wi th arrested mobility and visually disabled persons </li></ul>education <ul><li>Mock apartment to develop and practice independent life skills among students with arrested development devoid of parental care </li></ul><ul><li>Computer learning typhlo-center and media library for visually disabled people </li></ul><ul><li>Social partnership model to ensure access to education for disabled people </li></ul>
    8. 8. undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Mini-print shop for physically and mentally disabled people to create opportunities for employment and socialization </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Partnership&quot; Support to Employment of People with Disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Handicapped Persons Employment Agency </li></ul>employment
    9. 9. undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Monitoring the Program for the Creation of the Accessible Environment for People with Disabilities in Lviv </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling and barrier-free environment for people with disabilities in Sverdlovsk city and the district </li></ul><ul><li>The Dream is Close: from vulnerable youth initiatives to youth policy&quot; </li></ul>accessibility
    10. 10. undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Enabling environment for self-expression and self-realization of people with mental disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>More effective environment for children with hearing disabilities in Kherson oblast </li></ul><ul><li>Serving the needs and representing the interests of children and youth with special needs </li></ul>social / physical rehabilitation <ul><li>Development of social, labor, and life skills among people with mental disabilities </li></ul>
    11. 11. undp response CIVIL SOCIETY <ul><li>Best Employer of People with Special Needs Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Film Contest of Short Videos on professional success stories of people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Journalist contest on best writing about employment of people with disabilities </li></ul>raising awareness <ul><li>Web site resource ( www.intrud.gov.ua ) </li></ul><ul><li>Video Success Stories of CSOs addressing disability issues </li></ul><ul><li>Social Video Commercial on employment of people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Success Stories brochure </li></ul>
    12. 12. THANK YOU! UNDP Ukraine 1 Klovsky Uzviz St. Kyiv 01021 Ukraine [email_address]
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