European Blind Union (EBU)

Union Européenne des Aveugles (UEA)

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History

27 Aug 1984, Hurdal (Norway), when constitution was adopted. European regional branch of World Blind Union (WBU). EU Transparency Register: 42378755934-87.

Aims

Represent all blind and partially-sighted people in Europe; promote advancement of the interests of blind and partially-sighted people, including those with additional disabilities with the goal of achieving their equal rights as citizens and full participation in society; provide a European forum for exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of blindness and low vision; promote prevention and cure of blindness.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; research and development; events/meetings.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, German, Russian.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

Council of Europe (CE) (Participatory Status).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 41 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Health Care
    • Blind, Visually Impaired

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

E6441

Last News Received

2018
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