The Social and Cultural Development Sector reviews the National Strategy for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

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The Social and Cultural Development Sector reviews the National Strategy for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

The Social and Cultural Development Sector at the Council of Ministers reviewed at its meeting on Tuesday 30/5/2018 chaired by Prof. Sumaya Abucheh, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, National Strategy for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in Scientific Education and Scientific Research. Aims to make the Disabilities achieving their right in Higher education through the creation of an inclusive educational environment in all institutions of higher education in an equal manner without discrimination that meets the objectives of sustainable development

The strategy referred to the review of all laws, regulations and policies, the application of building codes and the availability of quality standards.
The sector recommended the necessity of enforcing the decision of the Council of Ministers of national ministries and government units on the building code to meet the needs of the disabled, as well as the integration of roles with the ministries to provide supporting devices and aids that help people with disabilities in different fields.
On the other hand, the meeting reviewed the position of implementing the reform program of the state organs and the recommendations of the national dialogue conference until last April, presented by ministers of the sector.