Germany

Germany

Deutscher Gehoerlosen-Bund e.V. (DGB) 
German Association of the Deaf

Information and facts about Germany and German Association of the Deaf:

Established: 1927
Full member of EUD since: 1985

President: Helmut Vogel
Vice President: Elisabeth Kaufmann
Vice President: Hans-Jürgen Kleefeldt
Treasurer: Michael Wohlfahrt
Board Member: Dr. Ulrike Gotthardt

Sign Language: Deutsche Gerbärdensprache
Abbreviation: DGS

Number of Deaf Sign Language Users: 200,000
Number of Working Sign Language Interpreters: 750

Convention: Signature 30 March 2007
Ratification: 24 February 2009

Optional Protocol: Signature 30 March 2007
Ratification: 24 February 2009

Prenzlauer Allee 180
10405 Berlin
Germany

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (+49) 030/499 022-66
Website: www.gehoerlosen-bund.de