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Our Members

WFD’s membership consists of the following categories:

Any recognised or registered national organisation of the deaf, with legal status, that has an established position in its country, its majority of members are deaf persons, and its vision and aims similar to those of the WFD, may apply for Ordinary Member status. Ordinary Membership is limited to one national organisation of the deaf in each country. The WFD Board has the authority to approve exceptions for extraordinary circumstances.

The list of the our 131 Ordinary Members

ALBANIA GHANA NORWAY
ALGERIA GREECE PAKISTAN
ARGENTINA GUATEMALA PALESTINE
ARMENIA GUINEA PANAMA
AUSTRALIA HAITI PARAGUAY
AUSTRIA HONDRUAS PERÚ
AZERBAIJAN HONG KONG, ROC PHILIPPINES
BANGLADESH HUNGARY POLAND
BELARUS ICELAND PORTUGAL
BELGIUM INDIA QATAR
BENIN INDONESIA ROMANIA
BOLIVIA IRAN RUSSIAN FEDERATION
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA IRELAND RWANDA
BOTSWANA ITALY SAMOA
BRAZIL JAPAN SENEGAL
BULGARIA JORDAN SERBIA
BURKINA FASO KAZAKHSTAN SINGAPORE
BURUNDI KENYA SLOVAK REPUBLIC
REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON KOREA SLOVENIA
CANADA KOSOVO SOMALIA
Republic of CHAD KUWAIT SOUTH AFRICA
CHILE LAOS SPAIN
CHINA LATVIA SRI LANKA
COLOMBIA LEBANON SUDAN
Democratic Republic of CONGO LESOTHO SWEDEN
Republic of CONGO LIBERIA SWITZERLAND
COTE D’IVOIRE LITHUANIA SYRIA
CROATIA MACAU TAJIKISTAN
CUBA MADAGASCAR TANZANIA
CZECH REPUBLIC MALAWI THAILAND
Democratic Peoples’ Republic of KOREA Republic of MALI TOGO
DENMARK MALTA TUNISIA
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC MAURITANIA TURKEY
ECUADOR MEXICO UGANDA
EL SALVADOR MOLDOVA UKRAINE
ERITREA MONGOLIA UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
ESWATINI (former Swaziland) MOROCCO UNITED KINGDOM
ETHIOPIA NAMIBIA USA
FIJI NEPAL URUGUAY
FINLAND THE NETHERLANDS UZBEKISTAN
FRANCE NEW ZEALAND VENEZUELA
GAMBIA NICARAGUA ZAMBIA
GEORGIA NIGER ZIMBABWE
GERMANY NIGERIA