East Wind 21

Official Newsletter of the World Blind Union – Asia Pacific (WBUAP)

April 2017

 “The Voice of The Blind and Visually Impaired in The Asia Pacific Region”

This issue of East Wind is funded by a grant from the Danish International Development Agency.

Please visit the World Blind Union – Asia Pacific website


In this issue:


Editorial – Communication

In the Year of Mid-Point Review of the Incheon Strategy

Marrakesh Treaty Update

Passing of Dr. Elly Macha, WBU 2nd Vice President

Outcomes of the Board Meeting in Bangkok in January

UEB Expands Around the Region  

Onkyo Braille Essay Competition

South Korea First to Offer Braille Passports

A Remarkable Meeting in the Disability field of Myanmar

Ballot Paper for the Blind – Myanmar

Uber teams up with National Council for the Blind Malaysia

Groundbreaking App Makes Dining Out Easier for the Blind

Empowering Blind Graduates with Soft Skills

WBUAP website updated

Philippine Blind Union Announces Board of Trustees and Executive Officers

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