6th WFDB’s General Assembly and 12th Helen Keller World Conference (HKWC)

Organized every four years since 1977, the Helen Keller World Conference (HKWC) has been a global arena for persons with deafblindness to meet, share and exchange information and experiences with their peers.

WFDB will be holding the 6th General Assembly and the 12th HKWC in Nairobi, Kenya on May 4th-11th, 2022. Meetings at the General Assembly are open and consist of deafblind representatives from national members of the WFDB.

The 12th HKWC will aim to launch a follow up presenting innovative best practices for the inclusion of persons with deafblindness in all aspects and stages of life – Globally, regionally, nationally and locally in our societies where we live. The main conference theme is:

Empowering persons with deafblindness

– Inclusion through investment and innovation.

Below you will find the relevant documents in English:

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