11-15 July: Twelve " Friendly Cities: Accessible Natural and Cultural Urban Environment for People with Disabilities" project partners took part in partner visit to Kaliningrad. The filed visit aimed to learn about the experiences of organisations working with people with disabilities and on best practices on accessibility to culture/ nature objects in Kaliningrad region .
Participants also took part in "Sails of Spirits" regatta in Baltiysk. This is an international sailing initiative founded by people with visual disabilities from Russia.
The Friendly Cities project works to assess the accessibility of natural and cultural facilities (mainly public parks and museums) and services for the needs of people with disabilities. We also develop and implement educational activities and technical solutions for the adaptation of the facilities' infrastructure and services to the needs of people with disabilities. The project is funded by European Commission.