Round-table on Integration Problems of Persons with Disabilities in Bulgaria
On March 28, 2016 in the National Parliament of Republic of Bulgaria a round table – discussion on the Integration Problems of Persons with Disabilities in Bulgaria was held. The meeting is organized by members of the Bulgarian Parliament. Members of the Parliament, representatives from the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Agency for Persons with Disabilities, nationally represented organizations for and of persons with disabilities, including of National Alliance for Social Responsibility and other NGOs working in this sector attended the meeting.
Dr. Sultanka Petrova, a Parliament member, welcomed the participants. The discussion covered the accessible architectural environment, occupational and medical expertise, nd employment of persons with disabilities. A wide range of opinions and proposals for more active and work of all governmental and local authorities and bodies were given. Along with good solutions, there was a general lack of satisfaction with the effectiveness of support for persons with disabilities in Bulgaria during the last years.