UN declares as “World Braille Day” on 210th birthday
Louis Braille was born in the town of Coupvray, near Paris. He was an educator and the inventor of the reading and writing system used by blind and visually impaired people around the world.
Braille is an essential means of communication for blind & partially-sighted people & can help achieve the #GlobalGoals. Friday is the first-ever #WorldBrailleDay: https://t.co/sO1ETiESqd pic.twitter.com/3q5EgovnI7— United Nations (@UN) January 4, 2019
Tomorrow, January 4 is World Braille Day. WBU is calling on states to promote #braille literacy in honour of inventor #LouisBraille. The UN endorsed #WBD as an International Day to recognize the right of access to braille by blind people. https://t.co/BENqLC2duQ #WorldBrailleDay— World Blind Union (@BlindUnion) January 3, 2019
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