ICSD President completed a working visit to Poland

On 19 September in Warsaw (Poland) ICSD President, Dr. Valery Rukhledev met with the President of the Polish Sports Federation of the Deaf (PZSN) Mr. Jaroslaw Janiec. Within the meeting, they discussed topical issues in the development of Deaf sports, optimisation of the cooperation between the ICSD and the PZSN, discussed topical problems and ways of their solution associated with the sports life of the deaf.

Also, in Warsaw was held the meeting of the Bureau for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which discussed issues of participation of persons with disabilities in political and public life. The meeting was attended by representatives of public organisations of persons with disabilities of Finland, USA and Russia. From Russia, the President of the All-Russian Society of the Deaf, Dr. Rukhledev was invited, who made a report on the participation of the persons with disabilities in the Russian campaign in detail and answered the questions of diplomats. The meeting commended the President of the All-Russian Society of the Deaf, noted the existence of progress in the electoral process, the conditions of accessibility of polling stations and adherence to democratic principles of participation in the social life of Russia, in the context of the implementation of international commitments in the field of human rights.