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Mental Well-being and Disability: Toward Accessible and Inclusive Sustainable Development Goals

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A Panel Discussion Commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 2, 2014 13:15-14:30

Co-organized by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations University International Institute for Global Health, The World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center, and co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Argentina to the UN, Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN, a panel discussion will be held at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, on December 2, 2014.

Moderator: Takashi Izutsu, Senior Knowledge Management Officer, The World Bank Tokyo Development Center
Opening Remarks: Akiko Ito, Chief, Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations

Panel Discussion
H.E. Mateo Estreme, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations
Ms. Saima Wazed Hossain, Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Autism in Bangladesh
Dr. Atsuro Tsutsumi, Coordinator, United Nations University International Institute for Global Health
Dr. Mark van Ommeren, Scientist, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization
Prof. Harry Minas, Head, Global and Cultural Mental Health Unit, School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne
Dr. Laura Upans, Department of Justice Canada

Respondents:
Dr. Kamal Lamichhane, Research Fellow, JICA Research Institute
Ms. Kathryn Goetzke, Founder and Interim Executive Director, iFred

 

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