Regional Committee for the Middle East of the World Blind Union

Comité régional pour le Moyen-Orient de l'Union mondiale des aveugles

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Founded

1973 Riyadh Saudi Arabia

History

1973, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), as Regional Bureau of the Middle East Committee for the Affairs of the Blind, following decision, 1971, of that Committee. Was also referred to as: Regional Bureau of the Middle East Committee for the Blind; Regional Bureau for the Middle East Committee of the World Blind Union. Ceased to exist. Activities taken over by D-XD6500 - Asian Blind Union.

Aims

Address problems of the visually handicapped, improving their conditions and the level of services offered; provide educational and vocational opportunities and develop the ability of the blind to work and their self dependence according to physical and environmental conditions; study scientific, educational, social, hygienic and rehabilitative work so as to develop systems for education and rehabilitation of the visually handicapped; convey demands, needs and rights of the visually handicapped to officials concerned in their respective countries and place issues before national, regional and international bodies and events.

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Structure

Middle East Committee for the Affairs of the Blind (MECAB).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

XD3195

Last News

2004

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