The Association of Parents of Children with Disabilities” (ARDI) in partnership with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic and in cooperation with the Public Foundation “Institute of Childhood” organized a roundtable discussion on the results of a legal and practical analysis of the current standards used in day care and social service institutions of the Kyrgyz Republic.. As the result of the discussions, recommendations for amendments to the current standards were suggested, as well as further actions on implementation of the recommendations and promotion of amendments to the legislation. This initiative is part of the project “Current Standards in Day Care Institutions and Social Service Institutions of the Kyrgyz Republic”supported by the USAID Collaborative Governance Program. For more information, please visit: http://www.mlsp.gov.kg/ and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OsobyiForum/?fref=ts .

Photo 1 ARDI Polotova Jyldyz Arstanbekovna Deputy Minister of Labor and Social DevelopmentIMG 3115

Independent Expert Burul Suynalieva (from left to right), Deputy Minister of the Ministry Labor and Social Development Jyldyz Polotova making opening remarks, and Chair of the Association of Parents of Children with Disabilities” (ARDI) at the roundtable on May 26, 2016

Photo 2 ARDI Burul Sharshenovna Suynalieva Head of Expert Group of the projectIMG 3162

Independent Expert Burul Suynalieva (from left to right), Deputy Minister of the Ministry Labor and Social Development Jyldyz Polotova making opening remarks, and Chair of the Association of Parents of Children with Disabilities” (ARDI) at the roundtable on May 26, 2016

Photo 3 Seinep Deykanbaeva making opening remarks IMG 3135

Project Coordinator Seinep Deykanbaeva welcoming the participants of the roundtable discussions at the ARDI office

Photo 4 ARDI Expert Alenkina making a presentation IMG 3205

Associate Professor, Doctor of Law, Legal Expert Natalia Alenkina giving a presentation on Legal Analysis of the Current Standards in Day Care Institutions and Social Service Institutions of the Kyrgyz Republic

Photo 5 ARDI Expert Alieva Childhood Institute presenting monitoring findings IMG 3183

Expert of the Public Fund Childhood Institute Ainura Alieva presenting the results of monitoring of practical analysis of the current standards used in day care and social service institutions of the Kyrgyz Republic 

Photo 6 ARDI ACOP Ruslan Moldokasymov opening remarks IMG 3145 копия

Expert of the Public Fund Childhood Institute Ainura Alieva presenting the results of monitoring of practical analysis of the current standards used in day care and social service institutions of the Kyrgyz Republic 

Photo 7 ARDI roundtable participants listening with attention to Experts presentations IMG 3187

Roundtable participants listening with attention to presenters at the roundtable discussions of May 26

Photo 8 ARDI 43 participants May 25 roundtable IMG 3118

Over 40 representatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, civil society organizations, USAID Collaborative Governance Program, media, and independent experts participated in the roundtable discussions to provide their recommendations for amendments to the current standards for social services in Day Care Institutions and Social Service Institutions

Photo 9 ARDI Chair Jumabekova Turdubu Kanaevna opening the roundtable IMG 3107

Chair of theAssociation of Parents of Children with Disabilities Turdubu Jumabekova welcoming the roundtable discussion participants as the host of the event at ARDI office