Public Statement from WFD, WFDYS and WASLI Official Accommodation and Tours in Istanbul, Turkey. 18 July – 2 August 2015


That World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), WFD Youth Section (WFDYS) and World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI) are aware there is another group claiming to organise accommodation and tours as part of the WFD, WFDYS and WASLI gatherings taking place in Turkey in 2015. While WFD, WFDYS and WASLI recognise every group and individual has the right to the practice of free enterprise, the organisations wish to emphasise that this group is not affiliated with WFD, WFDYS, WASLI, Turkish … [Read more...]

Happy International Week of the Deaf 2014 to all


The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) is happy to receive updates on the activities that will be organised in your home country during the International Week of the Deaf. It is important to note that your local initiatives will definitely impact the work WFD do at the global level. Together, hand in hand, we can strengthen the position of the deaf in the society. Other ways that you can help is to support WFD’s work by encouraging your members to become an Individual Member. As an Individual … [Read more...]



  Announcement For Ordinary Members Only APPROACHING DEADLINES FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY DOCUMENTS The WFD distributed a letter to Ordinary Members on 10 July 2014 with document attachments for the upcoming XIX General Assembly, which will be held 26-27 July 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey, prior to the start of the WFD World Congress.  The General Assembly Workshop will be held on 25 July 2015, prior to the XIX General Assembly. The WFD Secretariat in Finland must receive completed forms & … [Read more...]