Event: Meeting related to national movement for sign language ordinance to be held in Tokyo

The ordinance of a sign language will be enacted in October in Tottori Prefecture, and next year in Ishikari-shi in Hokkaido.

The Japanese Federation of the Deaf will hold a meeting on sign language ordinance on November 22, 2013. Friday, 19:00-21:00 at Akihabara in Tokyo.

In the event, tentatively called "The sign language ordinance and a national movement about the ordinance/law," the Tottori governor and the Ishikari mayor will speak about the cause which they thought of  enactment of an ordinance, and the reaction of the people of the prefecture and citizens, respectively.

Moreover, the lawmaker of Hakusan-shi, Ishikawa Prefecture who submitted the written opinion of sign language law establishment, and a Diet member also will participate in discussion which each will  express an opinion about the state of a future sign language law.

Admission is free.

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