(The Way Forward) Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination - World Autism Awareness Day 2017
The Way Forward: The 2030 Agenda and the Commitment to Leave No One Behind
Moderator: Maher Nasser, Director, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information, UN
Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, UN
Jackie Pilgrim, Artist, Poet, Blogger and Self-Advocate
Dr. Barry Prizant, Clinical Scholar, Researcher and Author of “Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism”
The event was organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information and Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Denmark, Ecuador, Israel and Poland.