21st Session

460th Meeting 21st Session Committee on Rights…

1 April 2019


460th Meeting 21st Session Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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01 Apr 2019

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Side-Event: On the eve of World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), Autism-Europe with CRPD, aims at highlighting ways to tackle barriers faced by autistic people when implementing the UNCRPD in various fields of life.
Speakers Stéf. Bonnot-Briey (Autism-Europe); Olivier Zimmermann (Autisme Genève); Nigel Borg (self-advocate, Malta); Heta Pukki (Autistic Spectrum Finland); Alistair De Gaetano (moderator and chair of the autism advisory council Malta). 13.50 – Welcome by H.E. David Cassar – Chargé d' Affaires, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Malta to the United Nations Office in Geneva 13.55 – Introduction by the Chair: Alistair de Gaetano – Chairperson, Autism Advisory Council, Malta 14.00 – Nigel Borg (self-advocate, Malta) – Removing barriers to education 14.05 – Stéf. Bonnot-Briey (Autism-Europe) – Access to employment 14.10 – Heta Pukki (Autistic Spectrum Finland) – Fostering access to services 14.15 – Olivier Zimmermann (Autisme Genève) – Raising awareness and developing understanding of autism 14.20 – Open discussion 14.45 – Closing remarks https://www.autismeurope.org/blog/2019/03/21/join-aes-side-event-at-the-un-in-geneva-to-mark-waad/
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