Press release: Disability is not inability: OSCE Mission to Montenegro delivers training workshop for municipal electoral commissions

OSCE Mission to Montenegro, Association of Youth with Disabilities and The Union of Blind of Montenegro delivered a training workshop for the representatives of the municipal electoral commissions of Cetinje and Petnjica. Chairs of the Municipal Electoral Commissions spoke about their experience in improving the accessibilty of polling stations and voting materials as well as […]

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AYDM: IS MONTENEGRO AFRAID OF STATISTICS ON PWDS?

Association of Youth with Disabilities of Montenegro (AYDM) invites Government and all governmental bodies in charge of the preparation of the Draft Law on Census to involve questions regarding information and statistics about persons with disabilities and to hold obligatory public consultations, i.e. include all interested parties without exceptions and unequal treatment.  We are significantly […]

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Persons with disabilities should be enabled to participate in decision making and motivated to live in the community

Podgorica, PR press service – Persons with disabilities should be motivated to live in the community and provided with the highest attainable standard of living in line with principles of independent living philosophy, as well as participation in decision making – this is a message from the conference by Association of Youth with Disabilities of […]

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Association of Youth with Disabilities of Montenegro (AYDM) announces public call for submission of photos and video material on topic of accessibility and safety of public transportation

Participation in the competition is open for all citizens, preferentially for persons with disabilities (PWDs), who can participate by sending photo or video content. Photos or video content should display examples of inaccessibility or accessibility of means of transportation, other transportation services, public areas and public buildings in which PWDs move, or means of communication […]

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Adopt Deinstitutionalization strategy to achieve more independent living of PWDs

Podgorica, PR press service – Adoption of Deinstitutionalization Strategy in Montenegro is necessary in order to enable persons with disabilities to live more independent, and transformation of  big institutions into small and transfer of persons from institutions to institution cannot be considered as deinstitutionalization.  That are conclusion of the second panel Deinstitutionalization as precondition of […]

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