“Booking a vacation online, taking the train to work or reading a book for school often pose unsurmountable challenges for us”, states Wolfgang Angermann, EBU President. The European Accessibility Act (EAA) has the potential to change this to the better. It is one of the priority policy projects currently developed in Brussels, aiming to harmonise the requirements for accessibility of goods and services across the EU. Since 2015, EBU has accompanied its development. Now, EBU rolled out the last stage of its campaign for a comprehensive and meaningful EAA.
The Board of ICEVI-Europe shortly plans to meet in Birmingham, UK on April 14-16, 2018 for a Board and Program Committee Meeting. Many interesting and important items will be discussed during these meetings. The members of the board will give shape and content to the initiatives planned for the years to come.
The World Blind Union (WBU) is thrilled to share the news about a new app which has been developed to enable blind and partially sighted people to access information in braille, large print and audio formats.
Nature for All is an organization dedicated to connecting people who are visually impaired or have other disabilities with outdoor opportunities and promoting the development of inclusive and sustainable cities worldwide.