The final day of the congress closes on a high with Special Interest Groups. With many delegates expressing the wish to attend 2 or 3 simultaneously, it is simply not possible.
A literal smorgasbord of subjects addressed included: Deaf Children & Women, Interpreting, Youth, Deaf-Blind, Senior Citizens, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender and CODAs.
The resolution of the XVII World Congress, declared during the spectacular Closing Ceremony.
The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), its Members and the 1,312 participants from 97 countries gathered at the XVII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf in Istanbul, Turkey, 28th July – 1st August 2015.