NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEAF YOUTH, HUMAN RIGHTS, LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY
National Association Of the Deaf (NAD) and Deaf Enabled Foundation (DEF ) Jointly Organised the National Deaf Conference On “Deaf Youth, Human Rights, Leadership And Advocacy” at Viswas Yuva Kendra, Auditorium Hall, 1, Circular Road, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi on 27th February 2017
The conference organised for 3 days from 27th February to 1st March 2017. The conference was inaugurated by Chief Guest Mr. N.S. Kang, Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), MSJE
The Guest of Honours was also included Dr. Joseph Murray, Vice President, World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and Notable speakers Ms. Cecilia Hanhikoski, President, WFD Youth Section (YS); Mr. Mark Berry, Vice President, WFD (Youth Section), Dr. Madan Vasishta, Ex-Associate Professor, Gallaudet University, USA and Mr. Kevin Jr Nolan, Expert on Deaf education, USA, among others.
The gathering was gone to around 350 individuals, from 16 states over the India. The point of the meeting to contact all the Deaf individuals in the most remote corners of our nation and help them comprehend their fundamental rights and the significance and difficulties of support through the rights based approach and furthermore help in building the limit and initiative abilities of the Deaf Youth through sharing of individual encounters of the Deaf Leaders and Disability rights ladies activists.
Mr A S Narayanan General Secretary of National Association of the Deaf and Mr. T.K.M.Sandeep Founder and CEO of Deaf Enabled Foundation said the three day escalated workshop will endeavor to furnish the members with the required aptitudes and learning required for making mindfulness for propelling the privileges of the Deaf in India