International Day of Sign Languages

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International Day of Sign Languages
IDSL Logo.png
The official logo of International Day of Sign Languages
Also calledIDSL
Observed byWorldwide
Begins23 September 2018 (50 days ago) (2018-09-23)
Date23 September
Next time23 September 2019 (2019-09-23)
Frequencyannual
Related toInternational Week of the Deaf

International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) is celebrated annually across the world on 23 September every year along with International Week of the Deaf.

The choice of 23 September is the same date that the WFD was established in 1951. [1][2]

Themes[edit]

2018: The 2018 theme is "With Sign Language, Everyone is Included!".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United Nations declared 23 September as International Day of Sign Languages - WFD". WFD. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  2. ^ "Third Committee Approves 16 Drafts with Friction Exposed in Contentious Votes on Glorification of Nazism, Cultural Diversity, Right to Development ! Meetings Coverage and Press Releases". UN. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  3. ^ "International Day of Sign Languages and International Week of the Deaf 2018 - WFD". WFD. Retrieved 2018-07-17.