Press Releases

EBU Press Releases




  • 11 May 2017, The European Blind Union celebrates agreement on Marrakesh Treaty legislation, regrets optional “tax on accessible books” - Press Release in English, Spanish and Hungarian (pdf files)

2016 (all the following documents are word)



  • 18 December 2014, Launch of the new EBU brochure 'Minimum standards for low vision services in Europe'.

    Press release in English

  • 25 November 2014, International Day for the elimination of violence against women

    'The right to live without violence' Press release in English

  • 11 November 2014, European Blind Union publishes ‘Access denied' report

    Press release in English and Italian

  • 01 October 2014, EBU announces the winners of the Onkyo World Braille Essay Contest 2014

    Press release in English

  • 10 July 2014, VISAL - a toolkit to help with age-related sight loss

    Press release in English

  • 29 April 2014, EU signature of the Marrakesh treaty! Next step ratification?

    Press release in English

  • 26 March 2014, Europe's Cities - Not so friendly for the elderly visually impaired

    Press release in English (joint press relase with AGE Platform Europe and the European Guide Dog Federation)

  • 27 February 2014,‘92% of MEPs want accessible websites, now Council must act' says EBU!
    Press release in English

See also the EBU Newsletter