Results of project for disabled people unveiled at Moldovan National Ethnography and Natural History Museum
14:28 | 30.12.2020 Category: Culture
Chisinau, 30 December /MOLDPRES/ – The Infonet Alliance and the National Ethnography and Natural History Museum (MNEIN), in cooperation with the partners of the project titled, Equal access, based on human rights, of people with sight and hearing disabilities to the museum heritage, on 29 December organized an event to present the accessibility conditions, carried out within Hall 2 Nature exhibition.
Contacted by MOLDPRES, MNEIN director Petru Vicol said that the National Ethnography and Natural History Museum was the first institution to implement a project on accessibility for people with sight and hearing disabilities to the museum heritage. ‘’We hope that this project will have continuity, providing to disabled people access to the permanent exhibition, Man, Nature and Culture,’’ Petru Vicol stressed.
For his part, the executive director of the Infonet Alliance, Victor Koroli, said that the hall had more important components: Dniester’s highlands, the forests, swamps, the steppe and the model map of Moldova. ‘’The text related to each component exhibition was translated into the mimic and gesture language in the Russian, French and English languages. In this way, the equal treatment of people with disabilities can bring economic benefits to the entire society,’’ Koroli added.