The ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by Romania on 31 January 2011 has increased the number of the States Parties to the CRPD to 98 while the Optional Protocol has 60 ratifications. The number of signatures of the Convention is 147 while the Optional Protocol has 90 signatures.
18 January 2010 /// Last Friday, Emil Boc, Prime Minister of Romania received the European Disability Forum to exchange views on how to reinforce the participation of persons with disabilities and their representative organisations in the decision-making process at the national level.
On Friday, 22nd of August 2008 the Local Council of Arad City gathered to a festive meeting on the occasion of the Days of Arad 2008, in order to confer distinctions to personalities with extraordinary achievements in the social and art domains. The Diplomas were given by the Mayor of Arad City- Mr.Gheorghe FalcÄƒ and the two Vice-Mayors – Mr. Ovidiu Marian and Mr. Levente Bognar.
To this event have been invited local officials, representatives of different religions and official representatives of twinned cities from: Gyula (Hungary) and Zrenjanin (Serbia) as well as Her Excellency the Ambassador of Romania in Hungary.
The Title PRO Urbe was given post-mortem to Mrs. Monica Antoci for her extraordinary activities for the protection of persons with disabilities.
June 2006 started for CNDR with two important events – the General Assembly of CNDR members and the National Seminar with international participation “Activists and Advocates of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” organized by the National Disability Council from Romania (CNDR) in collaboration with the National Confederation of Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) from Greece and the financial support from the European Disability Forum (EDF).The main aim of the General Assembly of the Members of CNDR – its supreme leading body – was the election of the member
Romania / Arad, December 2, 2005 - The International Day of Persons with Disabilities, event proclaimed by the United Nations in 1992 and celebrated every year on the 3rd of December, will be marked on national level in Romania too within a national campaign of the civil society. "Take My Spot, Bear My Lot!" is the name of the campaign developed by 7 nongovernmental organizations that invite Romanian able-bodied citizens to understand the obstacles their fellow citizens with disabilities have to face when they try to live a decent life.
Since the National Disability Council in Romania - CNDR became juridical person and an observer member of the European Disability Forum - EDF, the CNDR has the structure of a federation consisting of representative national organizations of persons with different disabilities from Romania as follows...
A new law on "Equalization of opportunities for persons with disabilities from Romania" is compulsory for the elaboration of a coherent disability policy within the accession process of Romania to the European Union.
An acknowledgement of the excelleny in the domain of social activism.
The second edition of the Civil Society Gala, a project of Millenium Communications, is the widest event in Romania speaking about values: civic spirit, social activism, etc.
Organizer of these edition was the Ethos Association of Communication. The principal jury of the Gala consisted of outsatnding personalities of the civil society like: Dan Manoleli, Mihai Oroveanu, Cristian Pârvulescu, Anca Harasim, Alin Teodorescu, Marian Preda, Alexandru Lazescu ºi Radu Dop.
The FIMITIC Executive Board attended the International AHNR Seminar
entitled "Accessibility - A Matter of Dignity for the Whole Society", taking place on July 11, 2003 at Hotel Parc in Bucharest.
The FIMITIC Executive Board held its meeting on July 10 and 12 at Hotel Parc in Bucharest on invitation of its Romanian member, the Association of the Neuromotor Handicapped in Romania - AHNR -.
Marking FIMITIC´s fiftieth year in 2003 its Executive Board took the Bucharest meeting opportunity