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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.

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|Categories: 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|Categories: News|

European Deafblind Indicators Project Results

The ‘European Deafblind Indicators project website’ project was developed from September 2012 to September 2014 by nine deafblind organizations from eight EU Member States. Its importance lies in the certainty that great differences in the degree of attention exist between the various European States.

2017-10-17T18:23:25+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|

Challange for Visibility: The Way of Saint James

The Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago) is a spiritual journey that pilgrims of all backgrounds have traversed for over a thousand years. Pilgrims walk the Way for various reasons: some to seed penance, others enlightenment, others for a sense of adventure. Several deafblind people will take up this challenge next September, a week-challenge that calls for visibility of the deafblind.

2017-10-17T18:25:08+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

80 Million Persons call for Accessible Information & Communication Technologies

As a member of the EDF Board, the EDbN representative, Ricard López, actively attended the meeting representing almost 3 million persons with Deafblindness.

2017-10-25T13:04:33+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Sanja Tarczay, president of EDbU, awarded with The Order of the Croatian Star

The President of the Republic of Croatia annually honours meritorious individuals, Croatian and foreign nationals, organizations and legal entities with decorations and awards for their outstanding achievements, extraordinary contributions and true excellence in one's career accomplishments.

2017-10-17T18:26:18+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Categories: News|

Meeting with Vicepresident of the Committee of Employment and Social Affairs

On the 20th of January a meeting was held in the European Parliament with with Vicepresident of the Committee of Employment and Social Affairs. We explained the current situation of deafblind people in Europe and the lacks this community has.

2017-10-17T18:26:27+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Categories: News|

EDbN accredited to have access rights to the European Parliament

The European Deafblind Network (EDbN) has recently received the confirmation of the access rights to the European Parliament premises. This condition will provide the necessary steps to explain the requirements and needs of Deafblindness to all the members of the European institutions.

2017-10-17T18:27:23+00:00 August 27th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |