LIVE broadcast of the General Assembly of the Swiss Federation of the Deaf

12 May 2009

Special Announcement

The first world-wide premiere in Europe

LIVE broadcast of the Swiss Federation of the Deaf - General Assembly


For the first time in the Swiss Federation of the Deaf SGB-FSS history, the General Assembly of 16th May, 2009 will be broadcasted from the Swissôtel Zürich , Switzerland.

The ongoing program events will be covered after the general meeting shown live via the Internet.

The General Assembly can be viewed in the SGB-FSS Homepage through this address:


10.00 - 12.30 hr National Assembly (including the elections of the Board Members)

12.30 - 13.45 hr Lunch break

13.45 - 15.00 hr Member organisations announcing their anniversary celebrations:

200 years of Zürich Primary School for the Deaf (Zürich Zentrum für Gehör und Sprache)

100 years of Protestant Clergy serving the Deaf in the Canton of Zürich (reformiertes Gehörlosenpfarramts des Kantons Zürich)

70 years of Counselling Services for the Deaf, Zürich (Beratungsstelle für Gehörlosen Zürich)

50 years of Zürich Secondary School for the Deaf (Sekundarschule für Gehörlosen)

40 years of the Centre serving the needs for/of/with the Deaf Zürich-Oerlikon (Gehörlosenzentrum Zürich-Oerlikon)

15.00 - 15.15 hr Coffee/Tea Break

15.15 - 16.00 hr Swiss National Deaf Award



  • Swiss German sign language DSGS/ Swiss French sign language LSF/Swiss Italian sign language LSI with the blended views of the sign language interpreters
  • German spoken in the Assembly (the official spoken language)

The unique Premiere is possible through the co-operation between SGB-FSS and Swiss Web TV

The SGB-FSS will be grateful for your direct feedback.

Once more again many thanks for viewing our announcement and have fun by watching us all at our annual event.

The National Board Members and the Executive Directors of the SGB-FSS