EBU in action

European Blind Union welcomes you to its EBU in action podcast, a space in which you can find out more about the latest news on the voice of blind and partially sighted people in Europe. Furthermore, you will also learn about the current most important issues for visually impaired people across the continent. If you wish to let us know about any topics you would like us to discuss in our podcast, please contact the following address: nacho.lopez@euroblind.org.

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Wednesday May 29, 2024

Casting your vote or running for office as a visually impaired person is possible today, but it's not an experience free from challenges.
Fredrik Stockhaus, a blind politician from Sweden, and Armin Rabitsch, the Democracy and Election Expert of Election-Watch.EU, reflect on the current state of this subject for blind and partially sighted people across the European Union. 
Furthermore, Luana Schena, from one of our Swiss members, the Swiss Federation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBV FSA), gives us a better insight into the latest updates around SBV FSA.  

Wednesday Mar 20, 2024

In this segment, we cover the main highlights of our 12th General Assembly that took place in February 2024, including a recap on the situation of blind and partially sighted people in Ukraine, a keynote conference on artificial intelligence and the results of EBU's Board Elections. 

Wednesday Dec 06, 2023

We learn more about the EU Disability Card Proposal from the European Commission with Antoine Fobe, our Head of Advocacy and Campaigning, and with Claire Damilano, Senior Legal Manager at the European Civil Action Service (ECAS). 
We also speak to Dorota Krać, from the Polish Association of the Blind.

Wednesday Sep 27, 2023

Natalia Suárez (EDF) and Ville Lamminen (from our Finnish Member) share with us the challenges and opportunities of Social Media for disability organisations.
We also speak to Madeleine McNamara, from Vision Ireland. 

Wednesday Jun 28, 2023

We have a fruitful discussion with Jude Stern (IAPB) and Kave Noori (EDF) about the challenges and opportunities of Artificial Intelligence for persons with disabilities. 
We also talk to Anđela Dragović about the situation of visually impaired people in Montenegro. 

Wednesday Mar 22, 2023

We discuss with Bart Simons and Javier Pita about the different ways to make information of consumer products accessible. We also talk with Reiner Delgado, from DBSV.
For more information about this subject, watch our video about Braille: https://bit.ly/3nklnR7

Tuesday Dec 20, 2022

In this first episode, we will learn more about Connected and Autonomous vehicles with Erwin Denninghaus and Friederike L. Kühl, two experts involved in the PAsCAL project.
We will also talk with Francesca Sbianchi, from our Italian member UICI to learn more about the current issues for visually impaired people in Italy.

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