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Philippines to Host 10th Helen Keller World Conference

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The Helen Keller World Conference is held every four years and is an event for discussing issues in development and implementation of human rights for deaf and blind. The World Federation of the DeafBlind (WFDB) is the umbrella organizatioin that aims to raise the quality of life for the deafblind by spreading information about deafblindness and its independent living requirements.

The conference will start with a one day pre-conference on November 6, 2013, at the Tagaytay International Convention Center. It will be followed with the conference proper on November 7–8, 2013 at the Tagaytay Vista Hotel and followed by the 4th Quadrennial General Assembly of the World Federation of the DeafBlind on November 10 to 11, 2013.

For more details, visit the Philippine Information Agency website.

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