Saima to attend UNESCO award giving ceremony

Dhaka,  Sat,  03 December 2016
Published : 02 Dec 2016, 00:23:31

Saima to attend UNESCO award giving ceremony

Saima to attend UNESCO award giving ceremony


Saima Wazed Hossain, chairperson of Shuchona Foundation and the National Advisory Committee on Autism in Bangladesh, will attend the award distribution ceremony of the "UNESCO-Emir Jaber Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities", at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France today (Friday).

Saima Hossain, daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been elected chairperson of the International Jury Board of UNESCO-Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities for the next two years.

The prize, introduced with the financial support of Kuwait, is offered to both an individual and an organisation that has made outstanding contributions in promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities through the application of digital resources, solutions and technologies.

The award- giving ceremony will be part of a half-day event celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to promote awareness and mobilise support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development.

The theme for this year's International Day of Persons with Disabilities is "Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want".
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