On Thursday, 11.12.2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Press Club of National palace of culture in Sofia, was held opening press conference of the project “Do not disable rules” – a campaign for public integrity , implemented by foundation ” Intelday ” in partnership with the Center for Independent Living and financial support of the program to support NGOs in Bulgaria under the Financial mechanism of the European economic Area 2009-2014,
The starting date of the campaign was related to December 10th, the International Day of Human Rights. The reason of the campaign is the European practice, used in Sofia from long time, of the designation of parking spaces for people with disabilities and frequently non-compliance with parking on them.
At the press conference were presented the objectives and activities, which will be provided by the campaign and outlined the parameters of the problem:
– parking spaces for people with disabilities, stated by the Sofia Municipality
– the rules for use and abuse.
Representatives of Sofia Municipality and Urban Mobility Centre expressed their support to show the commitment of the authorities to guarantee the rights of people with disabilities in Sofia.