Publick discussions of the action plan for the National strategy for a barrier-free environment ended

July 1, 2021

The public discussions of the Action Plan for the National Strategy for a Barrier-Free Environment have ended. More than 300 government officials, experts, NGOs and activists joined the three-day discussion. Currently, the finalization of the draft Action Plan for the implementation of the National Strategy is underway, the team is processing the submitted proposals and comments.

During the third session, participants discussed the information and digital aspects of barrier-free environment. Iryna Tekuchova and Vitalii Pcholkin, respectively, became the experts in this area. The participants made the following suggestions:

  • Develop legislation in the field of digital services;
  • Monitor all websites of public authorities for information accessibility;
  • Shift to electronic document management;
  • Introduce contrasting visual products;
  • Unify terminology for audiovisual content.

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Get acquainted with the draft Action Plan for 2021-2022 for the implementation of the National Strategy for a Barrier-Free Environment in Ukraine:

Public discussions are taking place in cooperation with the Ministry of Community and Territorial Development of Ukraine and the NGO “Barrier-Free Environment” as part of the Project Ukraine Civil Society Sectoral Support Activity implemented by the Initiative Center to Support Social Action “Ednannia” in partnership with the Ukrainian Center for Independent Political Research (UCIPR) and Centre for Democracy and Rule of Law (CEDEM). This event was made possible through the sincere support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development. The development of the action plan is supported by the United Nations Development Program in Ukraine.