WBU CEO Position: Apply Now

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
Organisation: IAPB

  The World Blind Union is inviting applications for a new WBU CEO. Current WBU CEO Dr. Penny Hartin, announced that she plans to retire from her position prior to the next General Assembly. In order to ensure that a new CEO has sufficient time to learn about the World Blind Union, its operations and…

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…

Vision 2014: Seizing the Opportunity

President
Organisation: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)

A few months ago, Maryanne Diamond [Immediate Past President, World Blind Union] invited me to speak at ‘Vision2014’, the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation’s 11th International Conference on Low Vision in 2014 in Melbourne, Australia, earlier this month. As I have never been able to refuse any “request” from Maryanne I accepted…