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Mongolian film "Trio" displayed in UN Office at Geneva


Densmaa 2023-03-31 12:03

The Mongolian film “Trio”, directed by Mr. Battumur, was displayed at the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland on the 20th of March.

On World Down Syndrome Day and within the framework of the 52nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Mongolian film “Trio”, directed by Mr. Battumur, was displayed at the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland on the 20th of March. The internationally acclaimed and award-winning film “TRIO”, is to raise awareness about Down syndrome to leave no one behind. The screening was followed by a panel discussion with the producer of the movie and experts to address the negative impact of the historical terminology ‘Mongolism’ on the human rights of people with Down syndrome. The Down Syndrome Association of Mongolia or DSAM is working for the issuance of a UN resolution to forbid the unofficial terminology use of ‘Mongolism’ said DSAM Chairman. Moreover, the NGO plans to organize events at UN Headquarters in New York on the 3rd of December, the International Day of Disabled Persons, and during a UNESCO meeting in November in Paris, France. In addition, the event was jointly organized by the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the UN, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the Down Syndrome Association of Mongolia.   

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