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Deafblindness and the SDGs. Official UN icons for each SDG: 1 No poverty: group of people holding hands. 2 No hunger: Steam coming up from a bowl. 3 Good health and well-being: heart rate. 4 Quality education: a book and a pencil. 5 Gender equality: male and female gender icon with equation mark. 6 Clean water and sanitation: glass of water with water droplet. 7 Affordable and clean energy: sun. 8 Decent work and economic growth: statistics pointing upwards. 9 Industry, innovation and infrastructure: building blocks. 10 Reduced inequalities: equation mark. 11 Sustainable cities and communities: houses and buildings. 12 Responsible consumption and production: infinity symbol. 13 Climate action: eye with a globe in the middle. 14 Life below water: water and a fish. 15 Life on land: a tree and birds. 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions: bird sitting on a gavel. 17 Partnerships for the goals: five intertwined circles.

Deafblindness and the SDGs

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2022 meeting is fast approaching and will take place from 5 to 15 July. At the HLPF 2021 meeting, the following SDGs

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IDA statement on the conflict in Ukraine

The International Disability Alliance, representing over 1100 organizations of persons with disabilities around the world, is calling on all engaged parties to respect their obligations under international humanitarian law and

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Updates on the SHAPES Project

WFDB is a consortium member of the SHAPES project, an Innovation Action funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme involving a total of 14 European countries, including SHAPES’s member

COVID-19 and Deafblindness

Recommendations on inclusive policies from the global deafblind community     The information on this page is available in an Easy to Read format.  Click here to download the Easy

Interview with Klas Nelfelt, vice-president of the WFDB

The recently elected vice-president of the World Federation of the Deafblind (WFDB), Klas Nelfelt, was interviewed during the WFDB General Assembly and the Helen Keller World Conference (HKWC), in Benidorm, 19-27 June 2018.

Interview with Irene McMinn, WFDB board member

One of the new elected members of the World Federation of the Deafblind (WFDB), Irene McMinn, was interviewed during the WFDB General Assembly and the Helen Keller World Conference (HKWC), in Benidorm, 19-27

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