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EPDBDb meeting

On the 13th of March, Peter van Houte went to the EPDBDb meeting (European Platform of Deafness, Hard of Hearing and Deafblindness) representing EDbU. Francisco Trigueros also went with him to this meeting, which took place in Barcelona (Spain) at the headquarters of AICE (Federation of Associations of Spanish Cochlear Implanted people).

DEAFBLIND WOMEN’S FORUM AND DEAFBLIND YOUTH FORUM PROGRAMMES

3rd DEAFBLIND WOMEN’S FORUM

TOPIC: ”Woman. Activist. Feminist”

  • 08:30     OPENING: Ms. Tuula Hartikainen, president of the Finnish Deafblind Association, Finland & Ms. Sanna Paasonen, leader of the EDbU Deafblind Women’s Forum, Finland
  • 08:40     PRESENTATION: ”Women. Activism. Feminism”, Ms. Vera Mérő, campaign coordinator of Amnesty, Hungary

EDbU 2019

6th EDbU Annual General Assembly, 3rd Deafblind Women’s Forum and 2nd Deafblind Youth Forum
Danubius Hotel Flamenco, Budapest, Hungary
June 4th – 6th, 2019

The European Deafblind Union (EDbU) and the Hungarian Deafblind Association (HDbA) are pleased to invite you to the 6th EDbU Annual General Assembly (AGA) as well as the 3rd Deafblind Women’s Forum and the 2nd Deafblind Youth Forum on June 4th – 6th, 2019 at Danubius Hotel Flamenco, Budapest, Hungary.

European Deafblind Day 2018

Happy European Deafblind Day!

This year, we are using the motto “Accessible DeSIGNed Europe for Deafblind” to highlight the importance of recognition of deafblindness as a distinct dual sensory impairment and our right of access to high quality interpreting services with which allow us to participate, contribute and prosper equally in Europe!

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.