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World Autism Awareness Day Observance, New York, NY, United States of America

Date: April 01, 2016

Location: New York

Venue:

Overview:

Autism and the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity

New York, NY, USA

April 1, 2016 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: UN HQ 
Keynote by Steve Silberman, author of Neuro Tribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

The
event will reflect on the ambitious new agenda for Sustainable
Development adopted by the United Nations Members States in September
2015 and their implications for improving the lives of persons with
autism. It includes 17 new Sustainable Development Goals, five of which
specifically refer to persons with disabilities.
 
The
2016 WAAD observance is organized by the United Nations Department of
Public Information and Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
 
For further details, please visit http://www.un.org/en/events/autismday/