The 12th EBU General Assembly

Lisbon, Portugal

Engagement, Balance, Unity
Reflecting on 40 Years, Envisioning the Future


The European Blind Union (EBU) and the Portuguese Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted (ACAPO) are pleased to announce the 12th General Assembly of the European Blind Union which will be held at the Lisbon Marriot Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal.

"EBU and ACAPO express their enormous satisfaction with the official recognition of His Excellency, the President of the Portuguese Republic, Prof. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who in this way gives due importance to the 12th EBU General Assembly and the work we carry out within it.”, said Rodrigo Santos, ACAPO President and EBU Board Member.

The Assembly will start on the morning of Monday 12 February 2024 and finish at lunchtime on Wednesday 14 February 2024. Most delegates will need therefore to arrive on Sunday 11 February 2024.
Details of the programme and relevant documents will be shared in the coming months, so please check back to this page regularly. For all questions, contact the organisers (ACAPO) or the EBU Secretariat.

The main assembly language will be English with simultaneous interpretation to and from French, Portuguese, German and Russian.

The details of the hotel where the Assembly will be held and participants will be accommodated are as follows:
X: +351 21-7264281
Lisbon Marriot Hotel
Avenida dos Combatentes, 45
1600-042 Lisboa, Portugal
+351 21 723 54 00 

Hotéis 4 estrelas Lisboa | Lisbon Marriott Hotel

The hotel has a fitness centre and a tropical garden.


From Lisbon International Airport
10 min - 6 Km /4 Miles

Sete Rios or
Cidade Universitária

Bus 751 from Sete Rios, bus stop at Catholic University


We look forward to welcoming you to Portugal!

logo Under the High Patronage of the President of the Portuguese Republic