The purpose of the Convention is to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal actualization of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for all persons with disabilities.
Benefits of the Convention. 1) Following the ratification the Convention becomes an effective legal instrument that Kazakhstan must abide.
2) Kazakhstan, as a State party is obliged to: ensure and promote the full realization of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities without any discrimination. Reform legislation. Repeal discriminatory laws and practices of the application. Adopt new legislation. Mainstream disability issues into all policies and programs. Ensure that the rights of persons with disabilities not only government agencies, but also the private sector. Consult with people with disabilities and their organizations. Progressive implementation.
3)All legislation, government strategies and policies for people with disabilities should be subjected to the principles of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Respect for inherent dignity, individual autonomy including the freedom to make their own choices, and independence. Non-discrimination and equality of opportunity. Full and effective participation and inclusion in society. Acceptance of disability as part of human diversity. Availability. Equality between men and women. Respect for the evolving capacities of children with disabilities
4) Persons with disabilities through their organizations should be involved in the solution of all problems related to their interests.
Participants of the press-conference:
Kaltayeva Lyazzat Moldabekovna, Chairman of the Public association of women with disabilities Shyrak, Advisor to the Minister of Health and Social Development
Imanaliyev Kairat Yesmuratovich, Chairman of Association of people with disabilities with high education Namys, Advisor to the Minister of education and science, Advisor to Akim of Almaty on issues related to improvements of social life of people with disabilities.
Sapyokin Aleksandr Fillipovich, Chairman of Association of persons with sight disabilities Komektes
Amanbayev Ali Abildayevich, Advisor to the Minister of Public Health and Social Development, Chairman of persons with disabilities organization.