On February 14, 2011, Dr. Danilo Türk, President of the Republic of Slovenia, conferred the Order for Merits on the Federation of Disabled Workers of Slovenia for its successful accomplishments in the field of disabled persons protection during more than forty years of work.
FIMITIC and the Federation of Disabled Workers of Slovenia ZDIS held events from 17 to 19 September in Spa Topolšica in Slovenia. The international conference the venue and the technical conditions were organized by the ZDIS. The administrative part official documents such as invitation, preliminary agenda, call for registration, statutory matters etc. was done by the FIMITIC Secretariat.
On the national level during 2003 the Federation of Disabled Workers of Slovenia (ZDIS) has organized the following events:
Marjan KrofliÄ, former FIMITIC Vice-president from the Federation of Disabled Workers of Slovenia, submitted on the FIMITIC delegates conference power point presentation on the possible ways of exchange information inside FIMITIC. To get information on disability issues is not possible only trough questionaires from the members but also from the internet.
The Federation of Disabled Workers of Slovenia is developing the project "Disabled-Friendly Municipality" in accordance with its status of a representative disabled people's organization in Slovenia, its mission, goals and tasks as well as in accordance with international documents, especially in the spirit of Agenda 22, with the purpose of further encouraging local communities - municipalities to the planned and permanent activities leading to better quality of common life for all residents, especially the disabled in their environment, social inclusion of the disabled and their
Human rights are by all means a constitutional category in the Republic of Slovenia. In the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia (Official Journal of RS, No. 33/1991) Article 14 of Chapter 2 (Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) lays down that to everyone are ensured equal human rights and fundamental freedoms.
During the closing Event of the EYPD 2003 in Rome the Minister of Labour, Family and Social Affairs, Dr. Vladimir Dimovski has in the Plenary session presented "AjdovÂššÄina - city friendly for people with disabilities" as a project developed by Federation of Disabled Workers of Slovenia during the European Year 2003.
New content regarding Udine meeting added:
Feletto Umberto, May 17th 2003.
There was a meeting of disabled persons of Alpe Adria region in Udine. Participants were representatives from disabled organizations from Carinthia (Austria), Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy), HSUTI(Croatia) and Slovenia.
The subject of the meeting was "Europe: the Legislations which Rule Disability".
The International Federation of Persons with Physical Disability - FIMITIC and the Slovenian Member Association, the Federation of Disabled Workers of Slovenia have just published the report of the FIMITIC Congress 2001 in Prague, Czech Republic, with the main topic "TOWARDS EMPLOYABILITY Equal Opportunities - Employability for Persons with Disabilities". The edition was published with the financial support given by the Slovenian Government Office for the Informatics.