On Tuesday, the 3rd of December the President of IAPMC and Mayor of Płońsk – Andrzej Pietrasik and District Governor of Płońsk signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The main objective of the Convention established on December 13th 2006 is to ensure the disabled the same rights and responsibilities as other members of society. Important points of the Convention are equality, non-discrimination and equality before the law. According to the document, people with disabilities should be entitled to freedom and security, the right to freedom of movement, education, health care and jobs.
In his speech, Mayor Andrzej Pietrasik – as mayor and President of the IAPMC – highlighted the fact that Płońsk respects Universal Declaration of Human Rights and cares about the rights of people with disabilities.
By signing the Declaration, representatives of city and district pledged that the problems of people with disabilities will be a priority for them.