This year, the WFD organizes and moderates a discussion with a focus on the theme of “Sign Language Recognition to Realise the Human Rights of Deaf People”.
– Joseph Murray, President of the World Federation of the Deaf
– Ichiro Kabasawa, Executive Director, The Nippon Foundation
– Priscilla Roberta Gaspar de Oliveira, National Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Government of Brazil representative
– Ruth Dyson – The former New-Zealand Minister for Disability Issues
Event Moderator: Susana Stiglich – Sign Language Rights Officer of the World Federation of the Deaf
The The Nippon Foundation (日本財団) and the International Disability Alliance collaborate and supporte the World Federation of the Deaf with this Side Event.
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