1st National Deaf Youth Leadership Forum

Dear Members,

Greetings from National Association of the Deaf (NAD)!

We are very happy to announce that 1st National Deaf Youth Leadership Forum (NDYLF) will be conducted by National Association of the Deaf(NAD) and hosted by Deaf Can Foundation (DCF) at Bhopal from 24th to 25th February 2018.

NAD has been kept in  view of the next generation of youth in the deaf community. National Association of the Deaf Youth Section (NADYS) is creating a wing of NAD’s dream. The aim of NADYS youth is preparing for the future generation, that they can be groomed and nurture to become deaf leaders. It is all about training the deaf in Leadership Training, Human Rights and will be contributed to the advocacy with the Government  

During the NDYLF, the deaf youth delegates may facilitate a forum for exchanging of ideas and experience that address deaf needs and youth issues.

In continue, NAD will be conducting election of NADYS Board who are capable, knowledgeable and dedicate to the deaf youth service in India. The nomination for the NADYS will be selecting youth representatives from exclusively affiliated associations of NAD from all over in India and other members who are working the same youth field.

We are also inviting key people from our knowledge partner Deaf Enabled Foundation (DEF), deaf leaders, entrepreneur and social workers. While NAD has taken the initiative to host this forum, the participation of multiple groups and examples such as yours is needed as we craft strategies for improving the lives of the deaf community.

Hence, we wish to invite you delegates from the affiliated association of youth members to the forum.

Details of the NDYLF are as follows:-

Date: 24th and 25th February, 2018

Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm

Venue: AICUF Ashram, Near Campion School, Arera Colony, Shahpura, Bhopal (MP)

I am enclosing a registration fees with more information about the NDYLF.

Hoping to see you all at the forum.

Yours sincerely,

(Anuj Jain)

Executive Director

Posted on 15 Jan 2018.

Documents

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1 NAD-NDYCF Invitation Letter Invitation Letter PDF / (0.60 MB)
2 NAD-NDYCF Registration Fee Registration Fee PDF / (0.22 MB)
3 NAD-NDYCF Application Form Application Form PDF / (0.21 MB)

UN declared 23rd Sept as International Day of Sign Language

Hello!

My name is A.S. Narayanan

That’s my sign name.

I am the President of the National Association of the Deaf, India.

I have some news for you!

I am very happy that the World Federation of the Deaf has been advocating with Antigua and Barbuda. It's in the southern coast of USA. WFD and Antigua & Barbuda, worked together requesting the United Nations, UN in New York for the International Day of Sign Languages.

The UN accepted the proposal but said that they will need approval from all member Countries. So all the officials came  at the UN assembly and question was raised that they agree with having an International Day of Sign Languages. It will be observed on 23 September every year.

The assembly agreed and accepted the proposal on 18 December 2017.

Why they chose 23 September? Because the World Federation of the Deaf held its first conference in Italy on September 23. Now every year on 23 September International Day of Sign Languages will be celebrated. We are proud and congratulate Mr. Colin Allen (President, WFD). Plus, the people from WFD who worked hard and pushed for International Day of Sign Languages to be approved by UN.

This year 2018 will be the first time on 23 September all over the world International Day of Sign Languages will be celebrated.

We are proud and congratulate them again.

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