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Workshop on disability best practices in Yemen started

Workshop on disability best practices in Yemen started

[27/June/2009]



SANA'A, June 27 (Saba) – A planning workshop on the best practices in the area of disability in Yemen was launched on Saturday.

The three-day workshop is organized by the Social Fund for Development and CBM International working in disability fields in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor.

The 48 participants receive skills of future trends to implement policies relating to providing service for the disabled people, especially those with audio and visual disability.

Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Amat al-Razaq Humad affirmed that the workshop enhances the importance in identifying the reality and providing vision for the futures' need for the disabled in the society.

She also noted the government's support for the disabled category as well as the provision of all services and facilities, affirming Yemen's keenness to implement the international agreements of the disabled rights.

For her part, the representative of CBM International praised the legal framework and political commitment in Yemen for those people,wishing to come up with an operational plan of action for the strategy of disability.

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