Novedades del proyecto SHAPES

Logo del proyecto SHAPES

WFDB es un miembro del consorcio del proyecto SHAPES, una iniciativa de innovación financiada por el programa Horizonte 2020 de la Unión Europea que incluye un total de 14 países europeos, entre los cuales se incluye Irlanda, Bélgica, Grecia, República Checa, Chipre, España, Francia, Italia, Portugal, Reino Unido, Suecia, Noruega, Finlandia y Alemania. Esta plataforma […]

WFDB celebra el día internacional de las personas con discapacidad 2020

El 3 de diciembre se conmemora el Día Internacional de las Personas con Discapacidad, que fue proclamado en 1992 por la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas, y tiene como objetivo promover los derechos y el bienestar de las personas con discapacidad en todas las esferas de la sociedad y el desarrollo, y aumentar conciencia […]

COVID-19 y la sordoceguera

Recomendaciones para unas políticas inclusivas de la comunidad global de sordociegos En estos tiempos de crisis, con un mundo gravemente afectado por el brote del Coronavirus (Covid-19), combinado con otros incidentes críticos como el reciente terremoto en Zagreb, Croacia, debemos asegurarnos de que las personas con sordoceguera , que suelen ser las más abandonadas, descuidadas, […]

Sexta asamblea general del WFDB y la duodécima Conferencia Mundial Hellen Keller

La conferencia mundial Hellen Keller (HKWC), organizada cada cuatro años desde 1977, ha estado presente en el ámbito internacional facilitando que las personas sordociegas se encuentren, compartan e intercambien información y experiencias con sus pares. El WFDB origanizará su sexta asamblea general y a la duodécima conferencia mundial Hellen Keller en Nairobi, Kenia, durante los […]

WFDB East Africa Workshop - Kampala, Uganda, 22-23 November 2018

On the 22nd and 23rd November 2018 in Kampala, Uganda, the World Federation of the Deafblind held the first workshop of the WFDB in East Africa. The workshop was organized in partnership with the International Disability Alliance (IDA), which also assured the co-facilitation, with financial support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the […]

Interview with Klas Nelfelt, vice-president of the WFDB

The recently elected vice-president of the World Federation of the Deafblind (WFDB), Klas Nelfelt, was interviewed during the WFDB General Assembly and the Helen Keller World Conference (HKWC), in Benidorm, 19-27 June 2018. The events were hosted and co-organised by FASOCIDE – Federación de Asociaciones de Personas Sordociegas de España (Spanish Federation of Associations of Deafblind People) and WFDB, with […]

Interview with Irene McMinn, WFDB board member

One of the new elected members of the World Federation of the Deafblind (WFDB), Irene McMinn, was interviewed during the WFDB General Assembly and the Helen Keller World Conference (HKWC), in Benidorm, 19-27 June 2018. The events were hosted and co-organised by FASOCIDE – Federación de Asociaciones de Personas Sordociegas de España (Spanish Federation of Associations of Deafblind People) and […]

Interview to Puspa Raj Rimal, WFDB board member and president of the Deafblind Association Nepal

The recently elected board member of the World Federation of the Deafblind (WFDB), Puspa Raj Rimal, was interviewed during the WFDB General Assembly and the Helen Keller World Conference (HKWC), in Benidorm, 19-27 June 2018. The events were hosted and co-organised by FASOCIDE – Federación de Asociaciones de Personas Sordociegas de España (Spanish Federation of Associations of Deafblind People) and […]

Interview with Geir Jensen, president of WFDB at 11th Session of Helen Keller World Conference

The president of the World Federation of the Deafblind (WFDB) was interviewed in the margins of the WFDB General Assembly and the Helen Keller World Conference (HKWC), in Benidorm, 19-27 June 2018. The events were hosted and co-organised by FASOCIDE – Federación de Asociaciones de Personas Sordociegas de España (Spanish Federation of Associations of Deafblind People) and […]

Speech by the President, Mr. Geir Jensen, in Finland at the 2nd EDbU Conference

“At the opening ceremony for 2nd EDbU Conference, held in the Scandic Hotel Rosendahl, Tampere, Finland from the 7th to the 9th of June 2017, the WFDB President Mr. Geir Jensen from Norway was invited to hold a welcome/greeting speech on behalf of the WFDB. In his speech the President talked among other issues about […]