All the latest news from our ongoing campaigns.
At its recently held meeting, the EBU Board had to re-examine the matter of hosting of our 12th General Assembly that should take place in autumn 2023. This re-examination was made necessary because the candidate that had been already agreed upon, OVN from the Netherlands, had to withdraw their offer to host, due to financial constraints.
On the 25th and 26th of October, 20 participants from 13 countries came together in Paris to share experience from their respective countries with each other, and also to look together at the future of EBU.
News from EBU members
CBU, one of the 14 partners implementing the project DANOVA – Innovative Transportation Services for Blind and Partially-Sighted Passengers in Danube Region, financed within Interreg programme, is very pleased to share the details on one of the most important activities within the project.
Ahead of the celebration of the International White Cane Day on October 15, the Airports of Montenegro presented the infrastructure accessible for independent movement and functioning of blind and partially sighted persons. The results of the project "Innovative transport services for blind and partially sighted persons - DANOVA", which is funded by the European Union, were presented at Podgorica Airport.
News from the concluding Parvis webinar and the latest rights-reporting podcast.
News from EBU members
EBU’s UK member, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has released a new version of the Sight Loss Data Tool. This is a free to use stats tool for local information on eye health and sight loss. The update includes a new tab in the Excel file and a new set of reports that cover health and social care geography. There’s also more health and social care data relating to eye care in local areas across the UK.
The German Federation of the Blind and Partially Sighted (DBSV) and VIEWS International are preparing for the second edition of the International Low-Vision Song Contest.
Young persons with disabilities are rarely featured in media and rarely have the opportunity to show the inequalities around them. The 2022 edition of our European Photography Competition “Shining a light on young persons with disabilities” is now open.