Round table about supportive services for people with disabilities held in Gurjaani

On July 4th, the Education Development and
Employment Center (EDEC) held a round table meeting in Gurjaani about supporting
services for people with disabilities. Here, the respective needs, problems,
and challenges were discussed.

Lika Kiladze, Chairperson of the Board of the
Education Development and Employment Center (EDEC) talked about the ongoing project
and the relevant discussion topics. Archil Khandamashvili, Mayor of the Gurjaani Municipality,
and Teona Julukhadze, representative of ASB Georgia, greeted all participants
and joined the discussions actively.

Moreover, Giga Sopromadze, Executive
Secretary of the Council working on People with Disabilities in Tbilisi City
Hall talked about their support services. Giorgi Akhmeteli, Executive
Director of the movement Accessible Environment for Everyone presented the
results of Europe Foundation’s survey “Use of Public Finances for people
with disabilities – Inclusion and Participation.”

The event was held within the framework of
the EU-funded project “Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities.” It is
implemented by Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund Georgia (ASB Georgia) in cooperation
with its partner organizations, the Education Development and Employment Center
(EDEC) and the Accessible Environment for Everyone.

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