The United Nations General Assembly observes 23 September every year as the International Day of Sign Languages. The day is recognised to raise awareness of the importance of sign language in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf. It also recognizes the importance of preserving sign languages as part of linguistic and cultural diversity.
The first International Day of Sign languages was celebrated in 2018.
The theme of day for 2019: Sign Language Rights for All!
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- Headquarters of United Nations: New York, USA; Founded: 24 October 1945.
- Secretary General of the United Nations: Antonio Guterres.
Source: The United Nations