EURO-CIU is a non-governmental and non-profit association, which was founded in Luxembourg in 1995, consists of 31 member associations from 23 European countries representing almost 150.000 cochlear implant users across Europe.

A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted device that provides access to sound for severely/profoundly deaf adults and children by stimulating the auditory nerve.

EURO-CIU Workshop & AGA Barcelona 2018

Workshop EUROCIU Barcelona 2018

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International Summer School for Deaf Teenagers with Cochlear Implants (2014)

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4th 2013 Euroteens 001 aged 11-16 27th July to 2nd August 2014 Boston Spa, Yorkshire, UK

With special thanks for EURO-CIU for sponsoring this event The Ear Foundation are delighted to be running the 4th International Friendship Week:

Who for: Cochlear Implant Users aged between 11 and 16 There are places for 6 countries with 4 young CI Users and an adult leader.

From: Sunday 27th July to Saturday 2nd August 2014

At: St John’s School for the Deaf in Boston Spa, Yorkshire, UK

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MILLIONS OF EUROPEANS WITH DISABILITIES EXCLUDED FROM THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE

Written by European Disability Forum on .

Today, on the day of Europe, less than two weeks before the European elections, EDF deplores that millions of persons with disabilities are being excluded from their right to vote. For the first time in the EU history, the outcome of the elections will directly determine who becomes president of the European Commission, with top candidates from the different political forces running paneuropean campaigns.

In this crucial time of crisis in Europe, every vote counts and every voice should be heard!

EDF calls on the EU and the Members States to remove restrictions preventing citizens with disabilities from enjoying the rights to vote and to stand as candidate, guaranteed by EU Treaties, the EU Charter and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD). We also call on the European Commission to take measures to ensure that the right to vote in European elections enshrined in the Treaties is enforced for all citizens.