Speech by Mr Riccardo RONCORONI
3rd FIMITIC Women Conference on "Improving quality of life of women with disabilities"
ZAGREB - CROATIA
7/9 November 2003
Mr Chairman, Official Authorities, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Your conference is indeed a major event for women with disabilities not only in Croatia, as hosting Country, but also in Europe at large. I would therefore like to start, on behalf of the European Commission, by congratulating all the organisers for having organised such an international conference.
The improvement in the legal situation of women has been considerable in many spheres of life, equal rights are yet to be realised. This situation is even more acute for disabled women in comparison to non disabled women and disabled men.
Marjan KrofliÄ's presentation titled
"Disabled women discrimination - an example of twofold discrimination?" was added.
You can get the presentation below.
Some contributions from the Conference have been added to the website:
The Third FIMITIC Women Conference in cooperation with the Croatian Union of Associations of Persons with Disabilities - SOIH - and under auspices of the Secretary General of Council of Europe, Mr.
The final update of the documents referring to the Conference have been made.
They can all be downloaded by clicking on the links below:
You can also click "read more" to read the Information regarding the Conference.
Something extra was offfered at the idyllic Siofok at the southern edge of the Lake Balaton by FIMITIC´s member association MEOSZ (National Federation of Associations of Physically Disabled Persons in Hungary) on August 21-23, 2003.