EMVISION

Youth of Europe took part in EMVISION project that tackled topic of inclusion of visually impaired / blind young people. The main activity of the EMVISION Project took place between October 29 – November 5, 2017 and consisted in a transnational meeting for structural dialogue, held in Cluj-Napoca, gathering 37 young participants and decision makers, with or without disabilities, coming from five European countries: FYRO Macedonia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal and Romania. During the activities and starting from concrete situations already existing in their countries of origin and among their local communities, the participants draw up specific proposals regarding the improvement of local policies on the inclusion of visually impaired / blind young people, in the local community of Cluj-Napoca, raising their level of mobility and, thus, facilitating their access chances to working places or entrepreneurial initiatives. At the end of the activities, on November 3rd, at 11:30 a.m., these proposals were hand over to the representatives of the Cluj-Napoca City Hall and Local Council, with the request that the above-mentioned institutions should consider them when working out future decisions, regulations or local projects involving the young blind / visually impaired people from Cluj-Napoca.