WHO WE ARE

The World Blind Union (WBU) is the global organization representing the estimated 253 million people who are blind or visually impaired worldwide​​. Members are organizations of and for the blind in 190 countries, as well as international organizations working in the field of vision impairment. ​WBU is a founding member  the International Disability Alliance​ (IDA), sharing their values and principles of promoting the rights of persons with disabilities.

Learn more about us on our About WBU page
Stay connected with us on: FacebookTwitter and YouTube​

  • THE EMPLOYMENT WEBSITE is available Visit ProjectAspiro.com

    Project A​spiro 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.
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    Ratify the Marrakesh Treaty now!
         We are campaigning worldwide for the ratification and implementation of the WIPO Marrakesh Treaty. 
    We have passed the first milestone with the treaty surpassing 20 ratifying countries (there are currently 33) triggering its entry into force. The goal is now for universal ratification and effective implementation.
     
    To learn more about the Marrakesh Treaty and our Right to Read campaign, 
    click here.​
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