Institute for Sustainability and Development of Youth (ISDY), the implementing partner of PERSON Project in Kosovo has conducted several meetings with the organizations of people with disabilities representing different communities. Today the organizations signed the declaration of agreement to work jointly in establishing the Kosovo Disability Forum, as an independent organization of people with disabilities and their families. The Forum will represent the interests of all people with disabilities of Kosovo without exception, and will ensure inclusion and participation of people with disabilities in decision-making processes concerning disability.
This action aims to reach PERSON Overall objective 2. to bring together like-minded civil society organisations in Balkan states to support people with disabilities to exercise their rights on an equal basis with other, through bringing together like-minded CSO’s in national level first. It is also a positive action towards achieving PERSON Specific objective, to increase the competencies of CSO’s on both regional and national levels to strategically advocate and monitor reforms affecting persons with psycho-social and intellectual disabilities.