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World Autism Awareness Day Message from Ban Ki-moon

March 31, 2014

Watch United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message for the seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2014.

On April 1 at 10 a.m., the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the U.N., Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the U.N. and Autism Speaks will co-host a panel discussion, "Autism: Awareness to Action," at the United Nations in New York. Learn more about the event here. The discussion is co-sponsored by the United States Mission to the U.N., Permanent Mission of India to the U.N, Permanent Mission of Chile to the U.N and Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the U.N.

The panel discussion will be streamed live on the UN's site here.