Latest updates from our campaigns
Latest news from our ongoing campaigns and advocacy work, including accessible lifts, Marraesh Treaty, Creative Europe Media, and more.
SIGN up NOW - EBU 2020 Webinars: Acoustic Systems for Information and Navigation!
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 to Friday, November 27, 2020 on line 10, 18 and 27 November 2020
Due to the current global health crisis, this year’s EBU conference focusing on acoustic systems for information and navigation purposes will be held in the form of 3 online events.
Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty in Bosnia and Herzegovina
At the initiative of the Union of the Blind of the Republic of Srpska, in July 2017, the ratification process of the Marrakesh Treaty began.
Welcome to the 26th EBU Access Cast podcast on accessible technology innovations!
Welcome back to this month's edition of the EBU Access Cast, as always packed with the latest assistive technology news and gadget discussion. Our content in written form is in our transcript
News from EBU members
Slovakia - From Education to Inclusion
In September 2020, the Slovak Blind and Partially Sighted Union started an international project titled From Education to Inclusion (EDI) funded by the Erasmus+ Programme.
A success in the Netherlands: Green ‘corona vests’ for keeping 1,5 m distance
When you are blind or partially sighted, it can be difficult to keep the 1,5m distance. Often other people don’t take your visual impairment seriously. In March 2020, several blind and partially sighted who worried about keeping the distance of 1,5 meters phoned the Dutch Eye Association (Oogvereniging).
Belgium - White Cane Safety Day – Elisa Michiels & Lambertine Bonjean square.
The municipality of Saint-Gilles (Brussels) decided that a hitherto anonymous square will take the name of the two founders of the association: Élisa Michiels and Lambertine Bonjean.
Sight Tech Global - New Accessibility Tech Event on Dec. 2-3
On Dec. 2-3, Sight Tech Global will be hosting a free, virtual conference in partnership with TechCrunch dedicated to bringing together the tech pioneers who are applying the latest advances to accessibility tech for the visually impaired.