Global Report on Assistive Technology (GReAT) Launch

The World Wellness Group (WHO) and United Nations Kid’s Fund (UNICEF) invite you to sign up for the digital start of the initial Global Report on  Assistive Technologies (Terrific) on Monday, 16 Could 2022 from 15:00 to 16:00 CEST (Geneva).


The Excellent report was created in reaction to the Planet Health and fitness Assembly resolution WHA71.8 on enhancing obtain to assistive technologies adopted in May well 2018. The world affect of the WHO-UNICEF World-wide Report on Assistive Technological innovation will
be unparalleled. The World Report recognizes assistive technologies and enabling environments as a precondition for people in want to realize their human rights, and shares evidence-primarily based ideal follow examples and 10 vital actionable recommendations
on increasing obtain to assistive technological innovation, for all people, almost everywhere.


The start will be emceed by Nujeen Mustafa, author, refugee, and disability legal rights advocate. Ms. Mustafa will introduce distinguished guests who will share
their collective wisdom on the relevance of assistive know-how for every person, everywhere.



Welcome and opening remarks 

Dr Mariângela Simão, Assistant Director-General, Medications and Wellbeing Products Division, WHO 

Ms  Nujeen Mustafa, Author, Refugee, and Disability Rights Advocate 



His Excellency Mr Micheál Martin, Key Minister, Ireland 

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director Basic, WHO  

Ms Catherine Russell, Govt Director UNICEF  

Her Excellency, Ms. Amina J. Mohamed, Deputy Secretary-Basic, United Nations 

Ms Anne Rabbitte T.D., Minister of Point out at the Office of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and Department of Wellbeing with particular accountability for Disabilities, Ireland 

Dr Ruth Warick, Vice-Chair, Intercontinental Incapacity Alliance 

Start of the World Report 

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-Standard, WHO 

Ms Catherine Russell, Govt Director UNICEF  


Closing remarks 

Ms Afshan Khan, Regional-Director for Europe and Central Asia, UNICEF 

Mr Pascal Bijleveld, CEO, ATscale 

Ms Victoria Austin, CEO, and Co-Founder, International Disability Innovation Hub 

Ms Nujeen Mustafa 


The occasion will be hosted on Zoom Passcode:
Good2022 (No registration required) and dwell-streamed on WHO social media channels (
Youtube, Twitter,
Instagram, Facebook,
LinkedIn, TikTok). 

The function will have simultaneous translation and are living
captioning in Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian, and global signal language.

Observe this webpage for updates.

Assistance spread the phrase about the Fantastic by employing and subsequent the hashtag #ATChangesLives