The European Coalition for Vision (ECV) - of which IDF Europe is a member - will launch its Manifesto for the European Elections at an event in the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 4 February 2014.
The event will be hosted by MEP Marian Harkin (ALDE, IE). Speakers include MEP Elisabetta Gardini (EPP, IT), MEP Catherine Stihler (S&D, UK) and Peter Ackland (IAPB).
An exhibition, posters and demonstration of eye tests will be available on-site. Click here  for more information and for registration.
ECV's aims are to reduce the risk of sight loss and improve the eye health and vision of the people of Europe; contribute to tackling the rapidly increasing scale of sight loss now and in the future; protect and support the rights of people with sight loss to engage in civil, political, economic and cultural life, and; promote targeted research to support these objectives across Europe.
More information about the coalition is available here .