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