The ECV was officially launched in February 2014 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

December 2016

JOINT STATEMENT by 21 European and National Roma, Pro Roma and Public Health organisations

Oktober 2016

Press release on the Marrakesh Treaty

May 2015

New study finds short-sightedness is becoming more common across Europe

Increasing Prevalence of Myopia in Europe

Prevalence of refractive error in Europe

December 2014

Read our pressrelease on the 'Health at a Glance: Europe 2014' Report

October 2014

ECV and EFAB celebrate World Sight Day 2014 with several events in the European Parliament promoting attention to better eye health, vision, and the rights of the vision impaired in Europe

Read our pressrelease here

March 2014

A delegation from the ECV visits DG Sanco and Eurostat to discuss eye health and call for greater attention to eye health and better data on eye health and vision in Europe

Read the presentation here

April 2014

Time to put an end to the neglect experienced by eye health in Europe. Read the press release

February 2014

The press release to accompany the launch of the ECV and its Manifesto for the European Parliament Elections is available. Read the press release  Read the manifesto

December 2013

The ECV issued a statement on the damaging effects of smoking on eye health, which was shared with key European decision makers reviewing the Tobacco Products Directive: Read the statement here