Secretary-General Calls for Disability-Inclusive COVID-19 Responses, Promotion of Sign Language Cultures, on International Day

22 Sep

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Sign Languages, observed on 23 September:

On the International Day of Sign Languages, this year, we find ourselves in the midst of a pandemic that has disrupted and upended lives everywhere, including the lives of the deaf community.