European Union of the Deaf > News > EUD's first board meeting of 2019 in Nicosia, Cyprus

EUD's first board meeting of 2019 in Nicosia, Cyprus

https://vimeo.com/323106800

On the 8th of March, the first EUD board meeting of 2019 took place in Nicosia Cyprus. During the 4-day-stay the EUD board had the opportunity to discuss in depth Huawei’s donation of 500,000 USD for the EUD. Moreover, EUD board members discussed the agenda for EUD’s General Assembly which will take place in Bucharest, Romania in May this year.

EUD met with the President of Cyprus Deaf Federation, Andreas Constantinou and had a chance to discuss the future collaboration between the national deaf association in Cyprus and EUD.

On the 9th of March, the seminar took place in Nicosia, Cyprus during which the EUD board presented the work of EUD. Moreover, the members of the local deaf community of Cyprus were given the opportunity to interact with the EUD board members during the discussion about the employment and pensions. The event was well received with 100 persons attending.

We want to express our sincere appreciation for the Cyprus Deaf Federation for hosting us and for their warm hospitality during our stay in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Related Articles

EUD & the European Disability Rights Agenda 2020 – 2030
Webinar on strengthening social protection in the EU by the International Labour Organisation and the UN Human Rights Regional Office
EUD attends a webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on the rights of women and girls with disabilities
EUD participates in a live chat with EU Commissioner on Jobs and Social Rights on how social policy can support a sustainable and fair recovery in the EU
EDF webinar on human rights violations of persons with disabilities during COVID-19

back to top