On the 1st of August, the Education Development
and Employment Center (EDEC) held a roundtable meeting in Sachkhere about supporting
services for people with disabilities. Here, the respective needs, problems, and
challenges were discussed.
Natia Namicheishvili, Executive Director of
the Education Development and Employment Center (EDEC), introduced the project
and discussion topics. Beniamen Palavandishvili, Mayor of Sachkhere Municipality,
and Teona Julukhadze, representative of ASB Georgia, greeted the participants and
joined the discussion. Giga Sopromadze, Executive Secretary of the Council
working on People with Disabilities in Tbilisi City Hall, talked about their
Members of the local government and the city council of Sachkhere municipality, as well as representatives of various
civil society organizations attended the round table.
The discussion 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.