All the updates from our ongoing campaigns, including Creative Europe Media, the Marrakesh Treaty, equality in employment and more!
News from EBU members
A new law was passed by the Austrian National Council at the end of last year, providing the ground for accessible television and radio broadcasting. Implementing the EU directive on audiovisual media services, the law will force providers of such services to broaden their accessible content. According to the planned time frame, the content of the Austrian national broadcasting company ORF has to be fully accessible by the year 2030.
International Disability Alliance (IDA) Survey on Experience of Persons with Disabilities Adapting to COVID-19
The IDA survey is now available in all languages planned!
RNIB and Blind Ambition invite you to a series of free weekly hour-long webinars to support job seekers with sight loss in lockdown and beyond.
New Year, New Me, New Job: a series of employment advice webinars
It’s game on for blind and partially sighted players in Northern Ireland and Scotland with the launch of a new gaming group.
They have come together to explore how they can enjoy the same video-games as their sighted peers, and press developers to make gaming software more accessible.
Set up by national sight loss charity Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), members of the group are taking part on a weekly online call, sharing their own experiences of gaming and which games they've found most accessible.
Let’s Play! - IBF Foundation launches a new grant programme for organizations looking to start playing blind football
The International Blind Football Foundation is pleased to announce a new support scheme to provide equipment for new interested organizations.
“The International Blind Football Foundation Let´s Play! Grant Programme” aims to provide organizations involved in blind football or wishing to start practicing it with the equipment they need to play the sport. IBF Foundation will donate balls, non-official eyemasks and IBSA-approved eyemasks to organizations whose proposals are accepted, at no cost of buying and shipping to them. Projects focusing on youth development (male and female, under 23) and women’s blind football are particularly welcome.
The only qualifications for the Holman Prize are that you must be blind (including legally blind and partially sighted) and that you must be 18 years old by October 1, 2021.
We would like to invite you to join the webinar “Non-financial information and disability reporting in the European Union” promoted by Fundación ONCE in collaboration with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in the framework of Disability Hub Europe (DHub).
The webinar will take place virtually on February 18th from 11 to 12:30 CET.