The 4th NewsBite is out! You can find more about the recent highlights here:
1. European Day of Persons with Disabilities
On the 3rd and the 4th of December EUD Board Members Sofia Isari, Louise ‘Lolo’ Danielsson and EUD staff participated at the European Day of Persons with Disabilities (EDPD) conference, which took place in Brussels and was organised by the European Commission and the European Disability Forum. Read more on: https://www.eud.eu/news/european-day-persons-disabilities-2018/
2. EUD Board Meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria
The final EUD Board meeting of 2018 took place on the 15th of December. During the 3-day stay in Sofia, EUD Board took the opportunity to review the work of 2018. Moreover, EUD Board had a meeting with the President of the Union of the Deaf in Bulgaria, Nikolay Ninov. Future collaboration between the Bulgarian deaf association and EUD was discussed.
3. EUD Seminar in Sofia, Bulgaria
On the 14th of December, EUD seminar which focused on the means how to lobby and influence the government took place. The seminar was followed by an interactive workshop where more than 50 participants engaged in a discussion with EUD Board Members on how to make sure that the national government takes into account the deaf perspective.
4. Making the European Disability Card a Reality
On the 28th of November EUD participated in the event entitled ‘Marking European Disability Card a Reality’ at the European Parliament. An open event was organised by the European Disability Forum and Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament and was hosted by Members of the European Parliament Jana Žitňanská, Olga Sehnalová and Brando Benifei.