From 8 to 9 June 2021, the 12th Asia Pacific Deaf Sports Confederation (APDSC) was held on the island of Kish, Islamic Republic of Iran, according to the press service of the Iranian Deaf Sports Federation. The Congress was attended by delegates from 22 national federations.

ICSD Secretary Dmitry Rebrov did not fly to the APDSC congress, but took part and led the process online.