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The Alliance for the World Universal Accessibility Day has been created

The FC Barcelona, ​​FCB Foundation, La Caixa” Social Welfare Projects, Mapp4all Universal Accessibility and the city council of Barcelona came together to make a request to the United Nations on the establishment of a global sensitizing day about the universal accessibility. This coalition presented last week the agreement on setting up an alliance at the Auditorium 1899 in The Camp Nou.

2017-10-20T09:40:58+00:00 June 27th, 2017|News|

INFO DAY European Training Certification in Culture, Media, and ICT Accessibility

The ERASMUS+ project, ACT and ADLAB PRO organized a Info Day in Brussels on April 28th.

The aim of this event was to inform their responsibles in regards to the implementation of accessibility in the Media Directive AVMSD and the European Accessibility Law.

2017-10-17T18:17:02+00:00 May 4th, 2017|News|

Workshop on Accessibility of Products and Services at European Commission

The objective of this workshop was to present the concrete aspects of accessibility and the business case for providing accessible products and services.

The workshop reflected the state of the art of accessibility legislation, policies and products and services in the areas covered by the current proposal for a European Accessibility Act.

2017-10-17T18:17:41+00:00 February 6th, 2017|News|

Finnish Professionals visit Catalonia to observe High-Quality Services

Representatives of Finnish disability agencies visited Catalonia with the objective of getting to know the work method of different centres known for their high quality and excellence. The visitors represented the Municipal Federation of Vaalijala and the Foundation for Intellectually Disabled People in the region of Savo (SAVAS).

2017-10-17T18:18:16+00:00 May 8th, 2015|News|

EDbN present at the International Conference of Deafblindness in Moscow

Challenges of the deaf-blind: experience, objectives, perspectives”, the International Conference held a meeting of the most, distinctive, important representatives of the deafblind. The aim of the conference was to bring together the best practices of work with the deafblind, to identify the ways for future studies and develop specific policy recommendations.

2017-10-17T18:19:02+00:00 April 17th, 2015|News|

WE CAN BE CONNECTED The European Deafblind Equipment Distribution Program

WE CAN BE CONNECTED is a project whose initial objective is to apply for funding to the European Commission in order to acquire and distribute the necessary equipment which will provide and guarantee accessibility to communication and information amongst deafblind people with a low level of income across Europe.

2017-10-17T18:20:47+00:00 March 27th, 2015|News|

EDF will present the priorities of the Disability Movement to the UN Committee

This Thursday 2 April, the disability movement will be at Geneva to meet the UN Committee and discuss its concerns on how the EU implements the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

2017-10-17T18:21:28+00:00 March 24th, 2015|News|

Time for Disability Development!

Representa­tives of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and of the International Disability and Develop­ment Consortium (IDDC) met in Brussels with European Com­mi­ssioner for Internatio­nal Cooperation and De­ve­lopment Mimica to discuss European deve­lopment cooperation and the rights of persons with disabilities.

2017-10-17T18:21:37+00:00 March 9th, 2015|News|

Discrimination of Deafblindness is expounded to the European Commission

The Board of the European Deafblind Network (EDbN) goes to Brussels to meet the European Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs, Marianne Thyssen. The discriminatory situation of the deafblind people in Europe was one of the main issues of the meeting hold last 3erd of March.

2017-10-17T18:22:17+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|News|

MEPs supporting Deafblindness

Once the ‘European Deafblind Indicators’ project was completed, EDbN presented the results and the objectives of this project to all the MEPs who in the last legislature were part of the Disability Intergroup.

2017-10-17T18:22:22+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|News|