Advocacy tools

Alati za zagovaranje / Advocacy tools

Srpski (English version below)

Medjunaroni I evropski tekstovi su korisni instrumenti za promociju I zaštitu ljudskih prava I dostojanstva osetljivih grupa. Oni se često koriste od strane organizacija koje predstavljaju osetljive grupe za lobiranje I zagovaranje ka predstavnicima vlasti.

English (srpska verzija iznad)

International and European texts are useful instruments to promote and protect Rights and Dignity of vulnerable groups. They are often used by organizations representing vulnerable groups to lobby and advocate their governments.

English version below

Tim COD Kosovo je pripremio novi Monitoring izveštaj za 2018.g. o stanju ljudskih prava osoba sa invaliditetom u srpskoj zajednici na Kosovu: „Nametnuti trendovi ili stvarna prava osoba sa invaliditetom?“. Izveštaj možete da preuzmete besplatno u nastavku na srpsko, albanskom i engleskom jeziku.

Srpska verzija teksta iznad

COD Kosovo team has prepared new Monitoring report for 2018 on the situation of human rights of persons with disabilities in Serbian community in Kosovo: „Imposed trends or real rights of Persons with Disabilities?“. You can download it free below in Serbian, Albanian and English languages.

SRB – Monitoring izveštaj 2018:

Nametnuti trendovi ili stvarna prava osoba sa invaliditetom? (download) 

ALB – Raporti i monitorimit 2018:

Trende të vëna apo të drejta reale të personave me aftësi të kufizuara? (download)

ENG – Monitoring Report 2018:

Imposed trends or real rights of Persons with Disabilities? (download)

  • Pristupačnost / Accessibility

-Build for all (download)

A tool-kit for including Design-for-All in public procurement under the new EU public procurement directives.

-Principles of Universal Design (download)
This document outlines the fundamental principles of Universal Design, the design of products and environments to be usable by all people to the greatest extent possible without the need for adaptation or specialized design.

-Design for all – the Stockholm Declaration (download)
The European Institute for Disability and Design (EIDD) adopted the Stockholm Declaration in 2004 which outlines the principles of Design-for-All and calls on European institutions, local and national governments to take all measures necessary to implement Design-for-All in their policies.

-EU Directive 2004/18/EC (download)
of the European parliament and of the Council on the coordination of procedures for the award of public work contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts. And

-EU Directive 2004/17/EC (download)
of the European parliament and of the Council on coordinating the procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal service sectors.
These two EU public procurement directives are intended to ensure non-discriminatory access to markets which means that for the first time, accessibility and employment of people with disabilities have been introduced into public procurement of goods, services and works.

-EU Directive 95/16/EC (download)
on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts establishes European legal requirements for the design, installation and placing on the market of new lifts which include accessibility standards. It also sets out the conformity assessment procedures to be followed by lift installers to ensure conformity with these requirements.

-EU Directive relating to special provisions for vehicles (download)
used for the carriage of passengers comprising more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat, and amending Directives 70/156/EEC and 97/27/EC. These amendments call for accessibility standards to be applied for passenger vehicles with more than eight seats.

-Eu Directive 2003/24/EC (download)
on measures for persons of reduced mobility on passenger ships. With this directive, accessibility standards will be applied to passenger ships.

  • Anti – Diskriminacija / Anti-discrimination

British anti-discrimination legislation promoting equal opportunities of people with disabilities.(…)

-EU Council Directive 2000/78/EC (download))
This anti-discrimination directive was adopted in 2000 and calls for employment equality and reasonable accommodation.

-Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (download)
U.S. civil rights legislation prohibiting discrimination based on disability.

  • Deinstitucionalizacija / De-institutionalisation

-Children and Disability in Transition in Central Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent (download)
A report on the evolving status of children with disabilities in Central Eastern Europe including former Yugoslavia and CIS countries as the countries go through economic and political transition. The report draws on concrete examples of how children with disabilities are being included in society and looks at the development of community-based services and de-institutionalisation reforms.

-Joint Position Paper on CBR (community-based rehabilitation) (download)
A Strategy for Rehabilitation, Equalization of Opportunities, Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities. A collaborative paper made by the WHO, UN agencies, DPOs and NGOs promoting a participatory approach to CBR within community development for the equalisation of opportunities and social inclusion of all people with disabilities.

Beyond De-Institutionalisation: The unsteady transition towards an enabling system for people with disabilities in South East Europe

english (download) | albanian (download) | serbian (download)

This report is based on Handicap International’s 12 years of experience in South East Europe and it describes the innovative initiatives and best practices being under-taken on the grass-roots level in terms of disability services and reform measures needed to ensure equal opportunities and full participation of people with disabilities.

  • Pitanja invalidnosti / Disability Issues

-Philosophy of Independent Living (download)
A detailed text on what the philosophy of independent living entails and how important it is for the empowerment of people with disabilities.

Disability Creation Process (DCP) (download)

english (download) | serbian (download)

The DCP is a model for viewing disability from a perspective of social change, human rights, full participation, personal integrity and development. It was created in 1989 by Patrick Fougeyrollas and the Quebec Committee on the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicap.

-The Social Model of Disability, Human Rights and Development (download)
This comprehensive paper describes the shift in disability paradigms from the medical to social model underlining the importance of a human rights approach to disability.

  • Ljudksa prava / Human rights

UN Standard Rules on an Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

english (download) | serbian (download) | albanian (download)

Adopted in 1993 by the UN General Assembly, the Standard Rules are composed of 22 rules summarizing the World Programme of Action concerning people with disabilities.

-Univerzalna deklaracija o ljudskim pravima / Universal Declaration of Human Rights

english (download) | albanian (download) | serbian (download)

This is the first international human rights treaty adopted in 1948 by the UN General Assembly.

The UN Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities – UNCRPD

  • Alati za akciju / Tools for Action

-Agenda 22 (…)
A guide for implementing the UN Standard Rules on the local level involving all local stakeholders.
Disability Awareness in Action toolkit

english (download) | albanian (download)

A comprehensive resource toolkit on the various aspects of awareness raising including communication, fund-raising and media information.

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