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Knowledge Base Category: Statements and Position Papers

  1. WFD Position Paper on Accessibility: Sign Language Interpreting and translation and technological developments
  2. 27 March 2019: WFD and IFHOH Joint Statement: Automatic Speech Recognition in Telephone Relay Services and in Captioning Services
  3. 13 June 2018 – WFD Statement at the General Debate, 11th Session of the COSP to the CRPD
  4. 11 June 2018 – Civil Society Forum Panel Statement
  5. 11 May 2018 – Deaf Community as linguistic identity or disability – Position Paper
  6. 5 June 2018 – WFD Position Paper on Inclusive Education
  7. WFD and WASLI Statement on Use of Signing Avatars
  8. WFD Statement on the Adoption and Adaptation of Technologies and Accessibility
  9. WFD Statement at the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD
  10. 5 October 2016: WFD Statement at the UN Social Forum 2016 Side Event on Inclusive Education
  11. 7 September 2016: WFD Position Paper on the Language Rights of Deaf Children
  12. 31 August 2016: WFD Statement on Deaf People’s Right to Drive a Car or other Vehicles
  13. 15 August 2016: WFD Statement at the Opening of the 16th session of the CRPD Committee
  14. 16 June 2016: WFD Statement at the 9th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD
  15. 17 August 2015: WFD Statement at the 14th Session of the CRPD Committee
  16. 6 July 2015: WFD Opening Statement at the 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf
  17. 15 April 2015: Day of General Discussion on the Right to Education of Persons with Disabilities – Speech by WFD Honorary President and EUD President Markku Jokinen
  18. 20-22 May 2014: Resolution of the 2nd International Conference “Linguistic Rights of the Deaf” Moscow, Russian Federation
  19. 15 September 2014: WFD Statement at the 12th session of the CRPD Committee
  20. 17 April 2013: Deaf Women and Girls not able to Enjoy Basic Human Rights
  21. 31 March 2014: WFD Statement at the 11th Session of the CRPD Committee
  22. 12 June 2014: Seventh Session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD
  23. 20 May 2014: WFD Statement on Standardised Sign Language
  24. 19 February 2014: WFD Statement on Sign Language Work
  25. 25 June 2009: Statement on the Unification of Arab Sign Languages
  26. January 2007: Statement on the Unification of Sign Languages

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