First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Development Aliza Soltonbekova delivered her statement at the 14th Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which takes place from June 15 to 17, 2021 in New York.
Aliza Soltonbekova in her speech, informed about the measures taken by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to create conditions for persons with disabilities. In particular, a draft of the State Program "Accessible Country" for persons with disabilities and other low-mobility groups of the population in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2021-2040 has been developed, the Council of Affairs of Persons with Disabilities under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has been established, the provision of state social payments and services is actively used, as well as improving infrastructure, taking into account the real capabilities of the state.
As Aliza Soltonbekova noted, the Kyrgyz Republic firmly considers the priority of human rights as the defining principle of the rule of law, and is fully determined to continue further transformations in the best interests of persons with disabilities.
The event is attended by over 100 representatives of UN member states, international organizations and civil society.