EBU Member's Newsletter


Back to work after the summer break!

It is the time of the year where people come back with renewed energy after the summer, and where a lot is planned until the end of the year. EBU is no exception to that rule! So before letting you read about diverse topics covered in this newsletter, I would like to give a quick overview of key events and highlights scheduled in autumn...

Our campaigns

Latest Campaign Updates

All the news from our ongoing campaigns after the summer break.

EBU activities

Updated EBU Glossary of current terms

We have updated and revised the EBU glossary.

News from EBU members

Portugal - Braille and digital format in the same document accessible 2 all

ACAPO's concern with the inclusion of persons with disabilities, namely visually impaired persons, is manifested in the constant search for alternative solutions, inclusive and accessible to all. In this sense, we took another important step towards their inclusion signing a cooperation agreement for the first time in a multi-format, fully inclusive document.


The World Blind Union Strategic Plan 2022-2025

The future is looking bright for the World Blind Union: Our 2022-2025 strategic plan is now available!
The World Blind Union – the leading international voice of the world’s 253 million people who are blind or partially sighted – has released its new strategic plan and earlier this year appointed Marc Workman as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Update on two projects from an ICEVI Europe representative.


Ambassadors of Diversity and non-Discrimination @ new Methods in non-formal Education

2.Towards a Multisensory and Inclusive Museum for Individuals with Sensory Disabilities


EBU activities

PARVIS News August 2022

All that is new from the PARVIS project.


Astronomy – describing images from the James Webb telescope

As you may remember, on July 12 NASA, ESA and CSA released the new famous first five images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope, making the newspaper front pages all around the world.

What could be less known is that the images feature also a visual description so that people with visual impairments could understand the image contents.



EBU has entered into an agreement with the creators of the SWIS App.

Falling asleep listening to any audio but particularly to audiobooks has been a real problem but finally there is a solution.