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Knowledge Base Category: Statements and Position Papers

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

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