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Regional Offices

The World Blind Union (WBU) is structured into six regions:

African Union of the Blind (AFUB)

Union Africaine des Aveugles (UAFA)
P.O. Box 72872-00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Web: www.afub-uafa.org

Regional President: Mr. Yaw Ofori-Debra
E-mail: yawdebra2015@gmail.com
 
International Contact: Dandy Mubima-Ngandu, AFUB Secretariat
Phone: +254 20 232 0019
Phone/Fax: +254 20 6823989
E-mail: info@afub-uafa.org
 
Contact Portuguese and Spanish: Mr. Lucas Amoda, Acting Executive Director
Phone: +254 704376300


Asian Blind Union (ABU)
C/O Youth Association of the Blind
P.O. Box 113-5487
Beirut, Lebanon

Regional President: Mr. Santosh Kumar Rungta
E-mail: nfbsec.g@gmail.com
 
International Contact: Mr. Amer Makarem, Secretary General
Phone: +91-11-2705 4082
Fax: +91-11-2705 0915
E-mail: amer@yablb.org
 
ABU Secretariat Office
E-mail: abusecretariat@yablb.org


WBU Asia Pacific (WBU-AP)
C/O National Council for the Blind Malaysia
Unit 13-8, Level 13
Nº 150, Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad, Brickfields
50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Web: www.wbuap.org

Regional President: Ms. Michiko Tabata, Japan
E-mail: tabacchi@par.odn.ne.jp
 
International Contact: Mr. Teddy M. Kahil​, Secretary General
E-mail: teddykahil.blind@gmail.com


European Blind Union (EBU)
EBU Central Office
6 rue Gager-Gabillot
75015 Paris, France
Web: www.euroblind.org

Regional President: Mr. Wolfgang Angermann, Germany
E-mail: ebupresident@euroblind.org
 
International Contact: Mr. Mokrane Boussaid, Executive Director
Phone: +33 1 47 05 38 20
Fax: +33 1 47 05 38 21
E-mail: ebu@euroblind.org


Latin American Blind Union
Unión Latinoamericana de Ciegos (ULAC)
Oficina Tecnica
Mercedes 1327, entre Ejido y Yaguarón, C.P. 11100
Montevideo, Uruguay
Web: www.ulacdigital.org

Regional President: Mr. Volmir Raimondi, Brazil
E-mail: presidencia@ulacdigital.org
 
International Contact: Ms. Tatiana Vasconcelos, Executive Director
Phone/Fax: +598 2901 9797 (for call dial 22; for fax dial 22)
E-mail: oficina@ulacdigital.org

Contact 2: Ms. Andrea Caramano, Administrative Assistant
E-mail: info@ulacdigital.org​


North America / Caribbean (NA/C)
C/O Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
1929 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 3W7, Canada
Web: www.cnib.ca

Regional President: Mr. Charles Mossop
Phone: 1-250-947-9433​
E-mail: charles.mossop@cnib.ca
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