City of Nis has won the award for contribution to the development of all forms of accessibility in the competition conducted by the Office of the Ombudsman. The award was received on the behalf of the City of Nis. Mrs. Tijana Djordjevic Ilic, Nis City Council Member.
According to Mrs. Tijana Djordjevic Ilic the City of Nis won first place for strategic thinking and proactive approach in the development of accessibility in the competition of 22 cities and municipalities. “The city participated in the contest with the publication” Guide to the Rights and Subsidies for People with Disabilities in Nis “, and with media presentations of city administration activities on comprehensive improvement of the situation for persons with disabilities,” as Mrs. Tijana Djordjevic Ilic said. She added that this award was important recognition for local self-government and incentive to work in this area in cooperation with associations of persons with disabilities, to make Nis more accessible in every sense. Đorđević Ilić stressed that the Commission made up of the representatives of the Office of the Ombudsman, the Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit of the Government of Serbia and the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities, recognized that Nis was a positive example of accessibility at the local level and truly applied rules and implement strategic documents that have been adopted to improve the situation of people with disabilities in our city.