We hear world, world hears us

On 6 December, John Hamilton, Chargé d’Affaires of the British Embassy, was pleased to join colleagues from the EU Delegation and UN to attend the awards ceremony for the winners of the Public Association Yenme’s essay competition “We hear the world, the world hears us” dedicated to the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and Human Rights Day. It was empowering to see such wide participation from across age groups, abilities and regions all sharing real life stories to raise awareness of these important issues.

“We know that the strongest, safest, and most prosperous societies are those in which all citizens can live freely, without fear of violence or discrimination, and where all citizens, including people with disabilities, can play a full and active part in society” Mr Hamilton said.

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