Season's Greetings 2013


Wishing you all the joys of the Christmas Season and have very Happy New Year!

May success be with you in everything in the coming year 2013!

FIMITIC Gold Medallist, Marjan Kroflič, Slovenia, passed away

It is with deep regret that we have to announce that Marjan Kroflič died at the age of 75 after severe illness on November 6, 2012, in Slovenia. The funeral was held on Ljubljana's cemetery Žale on 14th of November.


  • 112 ratifications of the Convention
  • 153 signatories to the Convention

Optional Protocol to the Convention:

  • 64 ratifications of the Optional Protocol
  • 90 signatories to the Optional Protocol

Mauritania ratified the Convention and its Optional Protocol on 3 April 2012.

Bulgaria ratified the Convention on 22 March 2012.

Mile Stojkoski from Macedonia visited the FIMITIC secretariat during his marathon to London to the Olympic Games

Mile Stojkoski is a person with physical disability who runs a marathon in his wheelchair 3500 km long through 15 countries in Europe finishing at the olympic stadium gates in London. His tour began on March 15th in Macedonia and lasts till the Olympic Games official start in London on July 27th 2012.

Season's greetings

May Peace and Happiness be with you at this holy Christmas season and always.

FIMITIC is thanking you for the cooperation in the interest of persons with physical disability.

Best wishes for the New Year 2012!

Predif - FIMITIC International conference on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

An international conference with the title "The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Implementation and Development" was held in Madrid on 20-21 October 2011. The Conference took place on the premises of the Foundation for People with Spinal Cord Injury (Aspaym Madrid). This two-day program was organized by Predif (National Representative Platform of Physically Disabled Persons) and FIMITIC. There were several people present from15 countries.

FIMITIC Delegates' Conference in Madrid on 20 October 2011

FIMITIC Delegates' Conference was held in Madrid on 20 October. The day was very busy with full of events. It started with a short Board meeting to the Board members then the Delegates' conference was held until one o' clock and after that the International conference on the UN convention began.

FIMITIC Delegates' Conference 2011 - Live streaming

Live streaming will be available here on 20th October from 4pm CEST.

FIMITIC Delegates' Conference - Madrid, 20th of October 2011

FIMITIC Delegates' Conference will be held in Madrid on 20th October 2011 and the associated program will be an International Conference on the Implementation of the United Nations Convention with the title:

Season's Greetings

Wishing You a Merry Christmas

and a

Prosperous New Year 2011!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We hope that the coming year will bring us strength and persistence to achieve our aims together!


The FIMITIC Executive Board and the Administration


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