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HKWC 2018 – OUR RIGHTS, OUR VOICES, WE LEAD THE WAY

Between the 19th and 27th of June, the 5th WFDB General Assembly and the 11th Helen Keller World Conference took place in Benidorm, Spain. During those days, more than 300 Deafblind people, along with their interpreters gathered together, sharing experiences and joining forces in order to help improve the quality of life of Deafblind people around the world.

3rd Conference of the EDbU in the European Parliament

On the 5th of June, the EDbU had the opportunity to hold its 3rd Conference in the European Parliament.

Under the motto “alone we can do so little, together we can do so much”, this conference took place with the main objective of proclaiming the Emergency Resolution on Equal Opportunities of Persons with Deafblindness in Europe.

EDF Women Committee

The EDbU is proud to have its representative, Sanja Tarczay, on the EDF Committee on Women with Disabilities among 10 members coming from all over Europe and representing different groups of persons with disabilities.

#DisabilityforCEDAW

The EDbU along with the EDF fully supports and endorses the candidacy of Ana Pelaez to the United Nations Committee of Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Ana is fighting relentlessly to include women with disabilities in CEDAW, giving meaning to her campaign motto, #DisabilityforCEDAW.

EDbU GENERAL ASSEMBLY (GA) and 2nd EDbU CONFERENCE “OUR WAY TO EQUALITY IN EUROPE”

Dear EDbU members,
EDbU is delighted to share this announcement with you:
EDbU General Assembly (GA) and 2nd EDbU Conference “Our Way to Equality in Europe”
Tampere (Finland)
hosted by the Finnish Deafblind Association (FDBA) 
Save the dates: 5th – 9th June 2017
For further information, please find the 1st Announcement, Prices List and Call for Papers attached below or browse our events webpage at: http://www.kuurosokeat.fi/edbu2017/announcement.php
We are proud to announce that the President of the Republic of Finland, Mr. Sauli Niinistö, is the official Patron of the EDbU GA and Conference as well as Deadblind Women’s Forum and Deadblind Youth Forum.
Be an active member of the EDbU network and spread the word!
We are looking forward to seeing you in Tampere, Finland!
The EDbU team