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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).

May 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

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.

April 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

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.

March 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments

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.

March 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

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.

March 9th, 2015|News|0 Comments

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.

March 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments