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​.​


  • 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 Marrakesh Treaty now!
          We are campaigning worldwide for the ratification of the WIPO Marrakesh Treaty. 60 countries have signed on so far, however, we need 20 countries to ratify the Treaty in order for it to come into force. To learn more about the Marrakesh Treaty and our Right to Read campaign, click here​​.



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