The National Organization of Persons with Disabilities of Serbia (NOOIS) was established on 22nd July 2007. Accordingly, the informal network of various organizations of persons with disabilities, which had existed for years, evolved into NOOIS as a formal network with a legal status, similar to many organizations in Europe. NOOIS is an “umbrella” organization representing more than 800.000 persons with disabilities and their legal representatives involved in:
Why was it established?
President: Tatjana Stojsic Petkovic
Executive director: Ivanka Jovanovic
Increasing inclusion of persons with disabilities in the society, full respect of human rights and non-discrimination on the basis of disability by creating partnership between the united disability rights movement and the state in terms of adopting and implementing disability laws and other documents in compliance with international standards and documents