Representative of the Defender presented the principles of proper coverage in regard to problems of persons with disabilities

On 9 February Gohar Simonyan, the representative of Department for Legal Analysis, attended the two-day training dedicated to proper coverage of issues concerning children and adults with disabilities, which was organized due to the assistance of “Save the Children” and “Center for Media Initiatives”.

Gohar Simonyan presented to the training participants the international obligations of Armenia under the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the main obstacles of the realization of the rights of those people, as well as the need for special regulations for children with disabilities. The role of independent national monitoring mechanisms for the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities was also presented.