Nišić - "Nardos": The aim is to improve cooperation and effective solutions for improving the position of children and young people with disabilities

The minister promised that the proposals of the National Association will be carefully considered and that the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare will make efforts to ensure adequate support for this important population.

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Meeting between Naida Nišić and "Nardos", Photo: Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare
Meeting between Naida Nišić and "Nardos", Photo: Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare
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The Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Naida Nišić, met with the representatives of the National Association of Parents of Children and Youth with Developmental Disabilities of Montenegro "Nardos", Rasema Hekalo and Sabra Dečević, it was said in the announcement of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare.

According to the MRSS, the aim of the meeting was to improve cooperation and find effective solutions to improve the position of children and youth with developmental disabilities in Montenegro.

"The minister emphasized the commitment of the Government of Montenegro in providing support to this important population, and expressed readiness to work together with the National Association 'Nardos' in order to achieve better results in the field of social protection and inclusion," the announcement reads.

They pointed out that the National Association was founded to provide better representation of the rights of children and youth with disabilities at the national level and to improve cooperation with relevant ministries and institutions, which at the national level work to improve the status of children and youth with disabilities in development and their families.

"It was founded in 2010 in Podgorica, and currently has 394 members and 398 children and youth with developmental disabilities," said the MRSS.

"At the meeting, current initiatives and challenges faced by parents of children with developmental disabilities were discussed, as well as opportunities for improving access to quality services and support. The minister emphasized the importance of inclusive education and social integration as key elements in creating equal opportunities for all young people people," they said in the announcement and added that the National Association "Nardos" presented concrete proposals and suggestions for improving the support system, as well as the need to strengthen public awareness and education about the needs and rights of children and youth with developmental disabilities.

The minister promised that the proposals of the National Association will be carefully considered and that the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare will make efforts to ensure adequate support for this important population, according to the announcement.

"The meeting was concluded with mutual agreement on the need for further cooperation and joint work to improve the living conditions of children and youth with developmental disabilities in Montenegro. At the end, the minister thanked all the participants of the meeting for the constructive dialogue and commitment to achieving common goals", they concluded from MRSS.

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