Sign Language Recognition
Webinar "Unlocking the Potential of Sign Language Rights"
With the support of the Nippon Foundation, the WFD hosted a webinar on Sign Language Rights.
3 countries, India, Colombia and Samoa, shared their experience and we presented our sign language rights Toolkit.
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Workshop with Sri Lanka
The WFD held a workshop for Sri Lanka. This was the first of two workshops to come out of the partnership between the WFD and the Nippon Foundation for their “Securing Access to Sign Language Rights” project, which aims to support our Ordinary Members in the achievement of the legal recognition of Sign Language.
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66 countries have recognized their national sign language
This month's highlights
Short and Sweet Headlines are Best!
- Facilitate access to information about COVID-19 for the benefit of the deaf
- Explain strategies to assist the deaf in advocating for an inclusive COVID-19 response plan
- Influence relevant authorities to mainstream deaf people’s issues as part of the COVID-19 Response.
The 125th WFD board meeting
Due to COVID-19, the meeting was held at a distance.