“The attitude to special children characterizes the level of the society development – said Yulia Petrova the Deputy Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly for International Cooperation in her speech at the face-to-face and remote seminar-conference “Problems and Prospects for Creating an Inclusive Environment in Children's Camps and Centres”.
Yulia Petrova presented the projects of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly in this sphere to the participants of the seminar-conference, in particular the “Eurasian School of Friendship” and “Journalism Lessons for the Blind” and invited them to cooperate.
“You can use our opportunities to create discussion platforms, expert platforms, thereby not only drawing attention to these problems, but also sharing your experience, perhaps adopting the experience of our Eurasian partners. There are very interesting practices in the Czech Republic, in Italy… Now we create these effective partnerships. I ask you to consider us as active members of your community, to consider our projects as part of your global program,” - said the Deputy Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly for International Cooperation.
We remind you that the face-to-face and remote seminar-conference “Problems and Prospects for Creating an Inclusive Environment in Children's Camps and Centres” was held today, September 23, 2020, at the all-Russian Children's Centre “Orlyonok” (the Krasnodar Territory).
Organizers - Department of state policy in the sphere of protection of the rights of children of Ministry of education of the Russian Federation, working group on the issues of creating conditions for participation of persons with disabilities in the cultural life of the community of the Presidential Commission of the Russian Federation on Disability, the Commission of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation on Accessible Environment and the Development of Inclusive Practices, ANO “Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects”, all-Russian Children's Centre “Orlyonok”, official body of the city of Moscow “Centre for Social and Cultural Rehabilitation of Diana Gurtskaya”, Charitable Foundation of Diana Gurtskaya “On Heart Call” - the help to blind and visually impaired children.
The purpose of the seminar is to discuss barriers and ways to overcome them in creating an inclusive environment in children's recreation and wellness centres, and to present the best practices of socio-cultural rehabilitation implemented on the basis of recreation and wellness organizations in Russia and abroad.
The seminar-conference was attended by organizers of children's recreation, managers and specialists of children's camps and centres, managers and specialists of social, educational, medical institutions, representatives of the academic community and scientific organizations, NGOs and public institutions of civil society, as well as other interested persons.