ALUT, The Israeli Society for Autistic Children awarded NGO status to the UN

of drawings and paintings created by Israeli artists with autism.ALUT, The Israeli Society for Autistic Children – has been awarded status as an advisory nongovernmental organization (NGO) to the UN, it was announced on Monday, The Jerusalem Post reports.

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations of the UN,recommended the acceptance of ALUT without objection.

Ambassador Ron Prosor, Israel’s permanent representative to the United Nations, said:

“The Israeli delegation to the UN promotes activities across numerous social areas that concern the entire international community.

We are proud to promote, year after year, global awareness on the issue of disabilities in general and autism in particular. ALUT is doing exceptional work at the UN and we are happy every time for this welcome cooperation that presents to the UN an additional side of Israeli qualities.”

Einat Cassuto-Shefi, director-general of ALUT, said it was a great honor to be chosen as a UN advisory organization on this issue that many millions of families around the world worry about.

She also added that ALUT is a reputable professional organization and has over 40 years of knowledge and experience in supporting families of children with autism.

ALUT and the Israeli delegation to the UN plan to open an exhibit consisting of drawings and paintings created by Israeli artists with autism at the UN office in New York

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