June 8, 2017
The Sign Language Law Forum which focused on the legal system of Sign Languages in the world as a theme took placed in the National Sign Language Training Center at Kyoto-shi on June 6.
Two members of the World Federation of the Deaf board directors gave a presentation on necessity of development of legislation through International Sign interpretation. (photo)
The forum was held by the Kinki Federation of the Deaf as a part of the Japanese Federation of the Deaf's 70th anniversary program. It was the first time for the Kinki Federation to invite WFD officials, and about 170 people attended the event.