Sign Languages Unite Us!
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Summary

High-level panel discussion for International Day of Sign Languages 2022

Description

The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) are organizing a high-level panel discussion to celebrate the International Day of Sign Languages, with experts from the WFD, the United Nations, and Member States.

Speakers:

• Mr. Alexandre Bloxs, Human Rights Officer, WFD
• Mr. Gabriel Gonzalez, Deputy Minister for Culture of Panama (video)
• Ms. Peggy Hicks, Director of the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures, and Right to DevelopmentDivision, OHCHR
• Mr. Joseph Murray, President, WFD
• Ms. Elina Palm, Senior Coordination Officer, UNDRR
• Ms. Gillian Triggs, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCR
Moderator: Ms. Kira Kruglikova, Director, Division of Conference Management, UN Geneva