WHO WE ARE

The World Blind Union (WBU) is the global organization representing the estimated 285 million people worldwide who are blind or partially sighted.  Members are organizations of and for the blind in 190 countries, as well as international organizations working in the field of vision impairment. ​

Learn more about the WBU on our About WBU page​.​

 

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  • THE EMPLOYMENT WEBSITE is available Visit ProjectAspiro.com

    Project Aspiro is WBU's comprehensive career planning and employment resource for individuals who are blind or partially sighted.
     
    If you are a successfully employed blind person, we want to hear from you.
  •    Ratify the Marrakech Treaty now! Link
      
          We are campaigning worldwide for ratification of the WIPO Marrakech Treaty. Currently 60 countries have signed on. However; we need 20 countries to ratify it for the Treaty to come into force. Learn more about our Right to Read campaign. See the link above for more. 
  • Social media: 

    TWITTER: @BLINDUNION​​​

     
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WBU PLATINUM SPONSORS

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  • Sight Savers International logo
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  • ONCE logo
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