The 5th DeafNET Africa Conference will be held from 21 – 24 November 2022, at the Premier Hotel, Johannesburg South Africa. DeafNET Centre of Knowledge will organise and host the conference. Please take note that the Covid-19 protocols will be followed. The theme of the conference will be: “Capacity building initiatives within the Deaf Communities”
Building on the successful 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th DeafNET Quadrennial Conference held in 2004, 2005, 2011, and 2016 in South Africa and Swaziland, the 5th DeafNET Africa Conference will be held in partnership with De Stichting Vrienden van Effatha (SVE). This event provides an important space to debate, share best practices and plan how to address the pressing challenges and explore opportunities for working with DeafNET and different country participants to enhance cohesion, sustainability, and capacity for improved livelihoods for Deaf persons.