All the news from our ongoing campaigns including the Marrakesh Treaty, European Accessibility Act, reform of EU electoral law, the Equal Treatment Directive, the Web Accessibility Directive, the European Disability Platform,and miscellaneous events.
Following the sad announcement of the death of Alexander Neumyvakin, our President would like to send this message on behalf of himself and the Board
As you will read below, this will be the last number of the EBU Access Cast in its current form, the team is taking a well-earned break. We thank them all sincerely for their efforts in producing such an interesting and high-quality podcast regularly since 2018, and we hope to be back with a new podcast in the near future.
So, that being said, welcome to the last edition of the EBU Access Cast for 2021. Stay tuned till the end because we prepared many nice things for you and if you stay listening, you will hear surprising announcement at the end. However if you are really curious skip out to the end of the shownotes to find out what we said.
Each year, starting from 2020 funds are available from EU to improve and increase gender in the EBU member organizations. In 2021 GEAR was conducted in Germany, Iceland and Montenegro.
The European Guide Dog Federation (EGDF) provide an update on travel following BREXIT.
News from EBU members
In the framework of the development cooperation work as an NGDO, (Non-Governmental Organization for Development), that we have carried out over the last years with blind associations from several Portuguese-speaking countries, we have long wanted to establish close contacts with the East Timor Blind association, which until now has not been possible. Last month, we finally managed to make that dream come true.