^ top
 
Home А А А
Қаз Рус Eng   
 
     
   
 
Monday, 19 february 2018
 
     
 
News
The governor of Almaty met with a special reporter of UN on the rights of disabled people
08 september 2017

The governor of Almaty Bauyrzhan Baibek met with a special reporter of the United Nations on the rights of disabled people, Catalina Devandas Aguilar. During the meeting, the parties discussed the issues of prevention of disability, social protection, rehabilitation and ensuring equal opportunities for people with disabilities in the life of the city.

The governor of the megapolis has mentioned that in Almaty there is a Coordinating Council in the field of social protection of citizens with disabilities, which includes representatives of civil society. With the participation of NGOs, special social services are provided in a hospital, a semi-hospital and home-based care. Important attention is paid to the introduction in the city of inclusive education, vocational rehabilitation and access to the objects of transport, social, sports, cultural infrastructure for disabled people.

Bauyrzhan Baibek has noted that today there are more than 43,000 citizens with disabilities living in the city. This year more than 4 billions tenge has been allocated from the budget to support citizens with disabilities with technical aids and services, which is twice as much as last year. Qualitative equipment is purchased, pedestrian zones are reconstructed taking into account the less mobile people.

"If the city will be comfortable for people with disabilities, it means it will be convenient for everyone. But the most important thing is the spirit of solidarity, support not only of the state, but also of the population directly," B. Baibek said.

In turn, Catalina Devandas Aguilar noted that in the Republic of Kazakhstan there is not only political will, but concrete work is being done to improve the living conditions of citizens with disabilities.

"The country's legislation is brought to international standards, foreign experience of innovative social practices of working with disabled people is applied, this indicates an integrated approach," added the UN special rapporteur on the rights of disabled people.

In addition, she positively assessed the fact that the interests of citizens with disabilities are represented in the maslikhat of Almaty. According to Catalina Devandas Aguilar, this contributes to a more effective socialization of disabled people in society as a whole.

 

  «« | »» «  | All news


The Mercedes-Benz bus on gas will be tested on the routes of Almaty
16 february 2018 - 17:51
German concern "Daimler AG" has provided to Almaty carriers a bus on gas for testing on city routes. During the working tour the akim of the metropolis Bauyrzhan Baibek inspected the Mercedes-Benz bus, corresponding to the ecological class Euro-6. According to the company's representatives, the distinctive feature of this bus is that "Daimler AG" is the only concern in the world that creates original gas engines, while all the others use gas installations on diesel engines. The low-flo...
Almaty celebrated the 25th anniversary of the opening of the first UN office in Kazakhstan
16 february 2018 - 17:14
The governor of megapolis Bauyrzhan Baibek and Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov solemnly opened a memorial plaque dedicated to the 25th anniversary of UN activities in the Republic of Kazakhstan in the framework of the special high-level meeting "Kazakhstan-UN: Experience, Achievements and Prospects for Cooperation". In his speech, Bauyrzhan Baibek noted that in the city in accordance with OECD standards the Almaty 2020 Program was being actively implemented, system transformations were unde...
Сhanges are made in the rules of setting the queue for kindergartens in Almaty
15 february 2018 - 15:04
Since February 2018, a new state standard has been introduced: "Putting children of pre-school age in line for sending children to pre-school organizations." Also, methodological recommendations were developed to automate the process of forming and operating the queue and issuing directions to kindergartens, in connection with which each parent needs to receive an electronic digital signature. It should be noted that earlier the service was provided according to the following rules: the queue wa...
 
     
   
 
 
 
Kazpost Services
 
 
 
 
 
 
All rights for materials contained on this site are reserved by Administration of Almaty
©2005-2018 Republic Square, 4 050001 Almaty, RK, Information contents and support: Press- service of Mayor of Almaty Telephone of Press-service of Almaty Mayor: +7 (727) 271-65-13