October 21, 2016
The Deaf Japan-North Korea Friendship has a purpose to promote exchange and cooperation between the Japanese Deaf persons and the counterpart of North Korea.
The group visited North Korea from September 19 through 24. They visited disabilities facilities, such as North Korean Society of the Deaf and the school for the deaf, and met with Korean Deaf persons. The needs to support Deaf persons in North Korea was recognized. (photo)
A visit trip to North Korea by Japanese Deaf persons has organized as a start after the International Deaf Friendship program in Pyong Yang which has started from 2009, jointly sponsored by NPO "TOGETHR-Hamhung e.V." and World Federation of the Deaf.