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WFDB delegation to CoSP16: summary of three days

Our WFDB delegation comprised of President Sanja Tarczay, two Deafblind interpreters/interpreter-guides and Program Advisor Lucia D’Arino were present from 13-15 of June at the Conference

Online seminar about Deafblindness!

The WFDB team is delighted to share news about our member the Deafblind Association of Slovenia DLAN having an online seminar with the The Specialist

Helen’s 5K Run/Walk!

Dear friends and colleagues! WFDB is happy to hear that another Helen’s 5K Run/Walk is taking place on the 23rd of April! 🥳🥳 Everybody who

WFDB is hiring a Research Consultant

WFDB is hiring a consultant, supported by the International Disability Alliance (IDA), to assist and contribute to WFDB’s participation and involvement in the SHAPES project,

Warning about scam e-mails

The WFDB team has received warnings that scammers are using the presidents name and function and are sending out e-mails requesting money and are asking

Updates from WFDB President, Sanja Tarczay

WFDB’s newly elected President, Sanja Tarczay, has been extremely active and busy in the past couple of weeks, travelling and meeting different stakeholders, whilst promoting

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

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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

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