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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

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.

March 2nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

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.

March 2nd, 2015|News|0 Comments