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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Enhancing the Rights of People with Disabilities in Ukraine

  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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