EUD General Assembly

09 Dec 2008

EUD held their annual General Assembly at Lyon, France on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November. EUD President, Berglind Stefánsdóttir opened the GA and nominated Knud Søndergaard as a chair. Fédération Nationale des Sourds de France (FNSF) President, Phillipe Boyer gave a short speech to welcome the delegates to Lyon. Affiliated membership application by Association of Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Bosnia and Herzegovina were approved by the delegates. Mark Wheatley, Executive Director, gave a presentation of the report of the period of 2007. Delegates took part in the discussions about the work programme for 2008 and 2009.

 

There were representatives from the following organisations :

-       British Deaf Association - United Kingdom

-       Confederacion Nacional De Sordos De España - Spain

-       Danske Døves Landsforbund - Denmark

-       Deutscher Gehörlosen-Bund - Germany

-       Dovenschap - The Netherlands

-       Ente Nazionale Sordi - Italy

-       Federation of Flemish Deaf Organisations - Belgium

-       Federação Portuguesa Das Associaçãoes De Surdos - Portugal

-       Fédération Francophone Des Sourds De Belgique - Belgium

-       Fédération Nationale Des Sourds De France - France

-       Hellenic Federation Of The Deaf - Greece

-       Kuurojen Liitto Ry - Finland

-       Österreichischer Gehörlosen-Bund - Austria

-       Sveriges Dövas Riksforbund - Sweden

-       Cyprus Deaf Federation - Cyprus

-       Siketek és Nagyothallók Országos Szövetsége - Hungary

-       Felag Heyrnarlausra - Iceland

-       Latvijas Nedzirdigo Savieniba - Latvia

-       Vereinigung Der Gehörlosen Und Schwerhörigen - Luxembourg

-       Norges Døveforbund - Norway

-       Polski Zwiazek Gluchych - Poland

-       Slovak Union Of The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing - Slovak Republic

-       Zveza Društev Gluhih In Naglušnih Slovenije - Slovenia

-       SGB FSS - Schweizerische Gehörlosenbund, Fédération Suisse Des Sourds, Federazione Svizzera Dei Sordi - Switzerland

-       Lietuvos Kur I J Draugijos Respublikné Valdyba - Lithuania

-       Savez Gluvih I Nagluvih Srbije - Serbia

-       Croatian Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Croatia

-       Union of Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Czech Republic

-       Union of the Deaf in Bulgaria

-       Romanian National Association for the Deaf - Romania

 

Next EUD Workshops, Seminar and General Assembly will be held at Prague, Czech Republic from Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st May 2009.