World Blindness Summit

World Blindness Summit

Start date: June 19, 2020 - End date: June 24, 2020

Location: Madrid, Spain


This event has now been postponed, details of the rescheduled event will be shared when available.

The Joint General Assemblies of the World Blind Union (WBU) and the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) will be held in Madrid, Spain in the World Blindness Summit, a global meeting organized in Spain by the ONCE Social Group.
More than 1,500 blind and low vision people from more than 190 countries around the world will meet at the World Blindness Summit – Madrid 2020 to share experiences, analyse achievements, set priorities, identify visibilization strategies and, above all, promote everything that contributes to focussing on a central objective: Creating “A new vision of blindness”, to ensure that these people can fully participate in any aspect of an active life.