On the 20th of February 2018, the European Platform of Deafness, Hard of Hearing and Deaf blindness together with Microsoft organised a seminar entitled “ACT: Accessible Communication Today”. The seminar took place at the Microsoft Centre in Brussels.
On 20th of April 2016 the European Platform of Deafness, Hard of Hearing and Deafblindness met to discuss future projects and activities it will carry out in order to raise awareness about and advocate for the rights of deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind persons in Europe.
On 17 February, the Committee for Employment and Social Affairs in the European Parliament organised a meeting where the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities (CRPD) was discussed. The meeting was organised in regard to the own-initiative report that the Committee is working on, lead by Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Helga Stevens. During the meeting, different stakeholders were invited to speak