Discussion: ‘Issues of People with Disabilities in Yerevan’
June 27, 11:00

Yerevan continues to be a disabled-unfriendly city. However, the factions of Yerevan City Council and City Administration state that considerable improvement is observed with respect to disabled people’s social integration and insurance.

On June 27 The Media Center initiated an open air panel discussion entitled ‘Issues of People with Disabilities in Yerevan’ at Lovers’ Park. The panelists included Mher Baghdasaryan, Deputy Head of Department of Social Insurance of Yerevan City Administration; Anahit Bakhshyan, Head of ‘Barev Yerevan’ faction of Yerevan City Council; Tamara Poghosyan, Head of ‘Prosperous Armenia’ faction of Yerevan City Council; Arevik Khachatryan, Expert at the NA Standing Committee of Social Issues; Zara Batoyan, Head of National Alliance of Protection of Rights of Persons with Disabilities; and Armen Alaverdyan, Head of ‘Unison’ NGO.

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