Dbl Africa Conference: Call for papers

Dbl Africa Conference: Call for papers

Dbl Africa Conference

May 12th – 14th 2022 Nairobi, Kenya
Call for papers, 1st Deafblind International Africa Conference 2022

Theme: “Deafblind Reality in Africa: Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals – Opportunities and Challenges

Deafblind International cordially invites you to submit your research papers, survey papers, case studies and academic papers in the aforesaid area. https://www.deafblindinternational.org/conferences/africa/

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 21st January, 2021
Acceptance and notification: 28th January, 2022
Start of Online registration: 1st February, 2022
Final paper & PowerPoint Submission: 7th February, 2022

About the Conference

Dbl Africa Conference draws the roadmap towards Deafblind reality in Africa. It will connect persons with deafblindness, parents, families, practitioners and researchers all across the continent and beyond. It will highlight the work being done in Africa, create awareness among stakeholders that deafblindness is a unique disability and enhance access to quality services for persons who are Deafblind. It subscribes to the adoption of Agenda 2030 with the focus on leaving no one behind. It will advance the practices fulfilling Disability rights and sustainable development goals in Africa and beyond.


Conference Sub-themes

  • Education and Transition of Persons with Deafblindness
  • Families of Persons with Deafblindness
  • CBR for Persons with Deafblindness
  • Research, Policy and Advocacy for Persons with Deafblindness


Conference Delivery

Blended Conference

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DbI Vision
To be the International association which promotes the awareness and knowledge of deafblindness as a unique disability and to influence for appropriate services for people who are deafblind around the world.

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