Report on EUD consultative virtual regional meetings with the National Associations of the Deaf in Europe in the context of COVID-19 pandemic
10 July 2020
On the 12th of February 2020, EUD Executive Director, Mark Wheatley, visited Zagreb and had a meeting with the Croatian Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
The visit in Zagreb was an opportunity to inspect the venue for the upcoming EUD General Assembly in May.
During the meeting, hosted by the President of the Croatian Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Mrs. Jadranka Krstić, the upcoming seminar in May and its programme were discussed.
It was agreed to focus on the topic of sign language legislation at the national level and also to discuss the development of Croatian sign language interpreting leglisation.
Representatives of the Croatian Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the European Union of the Deaf also visited the Ministry of Culture and met with:
They have engaged in discussions about the upcoming seminar and also had an in-depth discussions about the upcoming UN CRPD review of Croatia which will take place in Geneva, Switzerland.
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