2011 - Juillet - Août

Welcome to the EBU Newsletter.

Bienvenue à la Lettre d'Information de l'Union Européenne des Aveugles. Cette Lettre d'Information est publiée tous les deux mois en allemand, anglais, espagnol et français. Elle est produite et traduite grâce au soutien financier de la DG Emploi, Affaires Sociales et Égalité des Chances de la Commission Européenne. Nous espérons que vous aurez plaisir à la lire, et nous nous réjouissons de vos commentaires et réactions.

Union Européenne

EU bus and coach regulation: EBU campaign success!

Following the adoption of the regulation by EU Ministers on 31 January, there was much speculation as to how some European Parliament political groups would vote on 15 February during the last plenary vote, so EBU organised a final lobbying of MEPs ahead of the vote to ensure as much support as possible.

EBU responds to EU consultation on Single Market Act

EBU responded to the EU consultation on the Single Market Act, which outlines the European Commission's plans to improve the free circulation of people, goods, services and capital.

Instantané

Launching a new business – an update on the Vision in Enterprise (ViE) project

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Brèves nationales

Italy – VETTORE evolution

In Estonia, Mother Tongue Day has been celebrated on March 14 since 1999.

Germany – Seeing what’s feasible!

The Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted (NABP) aims to reach everyone with poor vision to offer help and support.

Poland– Festival “Chopin in classical and modern way”

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Annonces

The first guide dog in Buckingham Palace

Jill Allen-King (whose article celebrating International Women's Day can be read in this issue) received the OBE in March, and was thus recognised for a second time for her campaign work for the rights of blind and partially sighted people.

Dossier

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EBU commissions

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