Ending the book famine : The Marrakesh Treaty

Project Coordinator - Marrakesh Treaty Ratification and Implementation Campaign
Organisation: World Blind Union

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Caitlin Reid, Project Coordinator – Marrakesh Treaty Ratification and Implementation Campaign, World Blind Union writes about the importance of “The Marrakesh Treaty”. On September 30th, 2016, a major battle was won in the name of accessibility as the “miracle of Marrakesh” finally became possible. We live in a world that…

WBU attends 7th Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD

CEO
Organisation: World Blind Union

The WBU was represented at the 7th COSP to the CRPD by WBU President Arnt Holte, 1st Vice President Fredric Schroeder, Immediate Past President Maryanne Diamond and CEO Penny Hartin. Maryanne Diamond was officially part of the International Disability Alliance delegation as IDA Vice Chair and incoming Chair, effective July 2014. The COSP was preceded…