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New EdbU committee executive members:

“Francisco Trigueros from Spain, has elected as the new president of the entity”

In Brussels took place last June 23 th and 24th the Annual General Assembly of EDbU and Forum 9th EDbU General Assembly, 1st Deafblind Elderly Forums, 3rd Deafblind Youth Forum with the slogan “Nothing about Deafblind without Deafblind”

2nd WFDB SHAPES Technical Workshop, 11-13 July 2022

Deafblindness increases exponentially with age: 6% of global population are older persons with deafblindness. At the 2nd WFDB Shapes Technical Workshop in Geneva, WFDB gathers feedback and experiences of individuals within this age group.

Francisco Trigueros, EDbU Representative, said: “We have a transition moment of persons who are not digitally literate, and now we’re in an age where everything is online.”

Webinar: ‘DeSIGNed Europe for Deafblind Women’

On the European Deafblind Day, October 22nd 2020.,  Webinar “DeSIGNed Europe for Deafblind Women” was organised by the European Deafblind Union – EDbU and Croatian association of deafblind persons, DODIR“.
Deafblind persons face many obstacles and challenges on a daily basis, but deafblind women also have to deal with multiple discrimination and inequality – based on their gender, disability, sensory deprivation and socio-economic exclusion.

COVID-19 and Deafblindness. Recommendations on inclusive policies from the global deafblind community.

In these times of turmoil, with the whole world severely affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, combined with other critical incidents like the recent earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia, we must ensure that those who are the most left behind, neglected, vulnerable and exposed to double isolation in any crisis, persons with deafblindness, are also equally protected according to Article 11 of the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

EDbU Event 2020 -NOTICE




Dear members, associates and friends,


On the behalf of the European Deafblind Union (EDbU) we are sending you this letter to inform you that the next EDbU event;

EDbU Working Groups

Dear EDbU members,

EDbU Executive Committee calls you to join and participate in several working groups as follows:

1) Constitutional working group: collecting the change proposals on our constitution.

2) Strategy working group: as our Strategic plan period is coming to an end (2017-2021)- we need to work on the setting up new longterm goals and  continue to work on already existing.