WFDYS ATTENDED THE 2nd RSMCAC YOUTH SECTION MEETING

WFDYS board member, Ana Navas attended the Second Regional Secretariat of Mexico, Central America and Caribbean (RSMCAC) Youth Section meeting in February 2012. The meeting took place in David, Panama. About fifty youth participants from El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama attended the meeting.

Ana Navas gave presentations on the WFDYS and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at the meeting. The participants were very interested in knowing more about the WFDYS and the CRPD, and asked a lot of questions. At the end of the meeting, delegates from each country approved Cecilia E. Rodríguez, from El Salvador, as new coordinator, who will work with Marianela Gamboa, from Costa Rica, and Irving Jiménez, from Panama. After the meeting, Ana Navas gave another lecture on the WFDYS in Panama City to young people from the Deaf Youth Committee of Panama Deaf Association.

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