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HELEN KELLER WORLD CONFERENCE  World Federation of the DeafBlind (WFDB) will host the 11th HKWC and 5th WFDB General Assembly at Gran Hotel Bali in Benidorm, Spain.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SIGN LANGUAGES

Today, on the 23rd September 2018, for the first time the International Day of Sign Languages is taking place and  Deafblind people are celebrating it. UN declared a short while ago the official celebration of this day at international level on today’s date, a day in which the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) was established back in 1951. UN...
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II NATIONAL MEETING OF DEAFBLIND WOMEN OF FASOCIDE

This coming  weekend, 21st, 22nd and 23rd of September,  the II National Meeting of Deafblind Women of FASOCIDE (Federation of Association of Deafblind People of Spain) will take place in Toledo. Toledo will welcome 20 Deafblind women from different autonomous regions, such as: Región de Murcia, Comunidad Valenciana, Comunidad de Madrid, Andalucía, Castilla-La Mancha and Castilla y León. The Deafblind...
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EMERGENCY RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE EDbU

EMERGENCY RESOLUTION On Professional Deafblind Interpreters/Intervenors and Equal Access to Communication for Persons with Deafblindness in Europe Adopted at the Conference ”Alone We Can Do So Little, Together We Can Do So Much” Which took place in the European Parliament, Brussels (Belgium), 5th of June 2018   Having regard to: –          the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons...
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DEAFBLIND PEOPLE MANIFESTO

In the framework of the celebration of the XI Helen Keller World Conference, today, the 27th of June 2018, on the 50th anniversary of Helen Keller’s death, deafblind people from more than 50 countries come together to celebrate the International Day of Deafblind People. To raise awareness, to let society know about us, and to show our needs but also...
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RESOLUTION OF THE 5th WFDB GENERAL ASSEMBLY, ADOPTED ON JUNE 22nd, 2018, Benidorm, Spain.

The 5th WFDB General Assembly, Refers to the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD), adopted on December 13th, 2006, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development and its Sustainable development goals(SDG), adopted September 25th, 2015, confirming all human rights as universal and therefore includes persons with deafblindness without limitations, Express concerns that deafblindness is still not...
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