Reporter:Emma Bennison, Board DirectorAustralian Blindness Forum Introduction The Australian Blindness Forum (ABF) is a not-for-profit organisation, whose purpose is to operate as a partnership between consumers and service providers in representing the issues for people who are blind or vision impaired in Australia. In the last reporting period, 2016 – 2018 there have been considerable … Read more
All details and the registration form are available at http://www.wbuapga2018.org. Registrations close on Friday 20 July 2018.
You can read the financial statement from the Treasurer, Kevin Murfitt, of the World Blind Union – Asia Pacific here: WBUAP financial report for Quadrennial Regional General Assembly Orlando 2016.
The World Blind Union – Asia Pacific Board and Policy Council is reporting its work over the past four years to the World Blind Union General Assembly this month in Orlando, Florida. There are many success highlights from its member countries which you can read about in the report here: WBUAP Quadrennium Plan of Action … Read more
The Australia Blindness Forum has submitted its Country Report to the World Blind Union. The report highlights concerns about the social welfare provided for blind and vision impaired Australians through the National Disability Insurance Scheme and aged care services. To read about a very wide range of activities, you can download the Australian Blindness Forum … Read more
The next Quadrennial Regional General Assembly will be held on 21 August this year in Orlando. Here we have the following materials: Agenda Regional General Assembly 2016. Minutes of the Mid-Term Regional General Assembly held in Hong Kong SAR in November 2014. Covering letter from Secretary General, WBUAP to all Heads of Organisations of Member-Countries, … Read more
WBUAP Hong Kong Statement.pdf World Blind Union Asia-Pacific (WBUAP) Hong Kong Statement We the participants at the WBUAP Mid-Term Regional General Assembly (Assembly) in Hong Kong, 24th November, 2014, 1. Call upon all governments throughout the Asia-Pacific region (region) to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty at the earliest opportunity so that persons who are blind or … Read more
Thailand Association of the Blind (TAB) now has almost 10,000 members from all over Thailand. Under the current constitution, TAB is run under the principle of representative democracy. It consists of 9 executive committee ,and no more than 200 delegates from eleven regional branches at the TAB national convention. TAB has its national headquarters located … Read more
COUNTRY REPORT OF LAO ASSOCIATION OF THE BLIND 2014 Lao Association of the Blind is called briefly LAB has just celebrated the 7th anniversary of the organization on the 17th day of September 2014. With the winds beneath its wings from 2 European associations of the blind: Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially … Read more
PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE WBUAP CONSTITUTION (For presentation at the WBUAP Mid-Term Regional General Assembly in Hong Kong from 21 – 24 November 2014). INTRODUCTION: 1.1. Following the announcements sent out by me as the Secretary General of WBUAP in 2013, and again in May 2014 inviting Delegates to submit amendments to the … Read more