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Remembering François Carbonez [1984 – 2021]

With the following words, we remember and honour our dearest colleague and friend François Carbonez.

COVID-19 vaccines: access for all or safety for none

The spread of the Delta variant shows how important a global solution in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic is.

A humanitarian partnership in times of COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of billions, and it has reminded us of our interdependency around the world. ...

Sign Language Dictionary for South Sudan

South Sudan's first basic sign language dictionary has been published.

COVID-19 and the shocking impact of exclusion

Research reveals pre-existing inequalities were increased by the pandemic. The impact of the crisis on people with disabilities shows: decision ...

The “life changing power” of school eye health

In September, the school year finally starts anew in many places: meaning the return of crucial eye tests for children.

Accessible training: empowered through skills

Young people with disabilities often do not have access to skills training, resulting in fewer economic opportunities and an increased ...

5 things to take away from the COSP

Did you miss the Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities? Sound ...

“The climate fight is right here, right now”

This World Environment Day we look at the impact the climate crisis is having on eye health; and the urgent ...

Lessons in resilience from Mozambique

People with disabilities tell us how they’ve stayed strong in the face of cyclones, devastating floods and COVID-19.