Meeting of National Council for Integration of Persons with Disabilities
A meeting of the National Council for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (NCIPD) to the Council of Ministers was held at the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy on 10 July 2017 in which NASO took part in its capacity as a member. Biser Petkov, Minister of LSP, chaired the meeting. The main topics for discussion were the Bill on Amendments to the Pre-school and School Education Act, the amendments to the Ordinance on the Conditions and the Procedure for Implementing the Measures for Providing Assistive Devices for Persons with Disabilities, and the amendments to the Ordinance on Assistance for Independent Living Social Service provided by Sofia Municipality. A 2016 Annual Report on the Bulgarian Action Plan for implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was set forth.