Invitation for the Virtual Lunch Debate at the European Parliament “To hear for life, listen with care!”

Thursday the 3rd of March 2022 – 12.30 to 14.30 h CET
Virtual Lunch debate hosted by MEP Alex Agius Saliba (Malta, S&D)

The European Association of Hearing Aid Professionals (AEA), jointly with the World Health Organisation, the European Federation of Hard of Hearing People, Euro-CIU and EHIMA, have the yearly tradition to organise a Lunch Debate in the European Parliament for World Hearing Day.
This year the theme is “To hear for life, listen with care!”, and MEP Alex Agius Saliba from Malta (S&D), is the host this year.

Visual for AEA WHD 2022 webpage
You are kindly invite to join us during the lunch debate. The participation is free of charge and you can register here:

This is the program:

- 12.30 - Welcome & Introduction – MEP Alex Agius Saliba (Malta, S&D)
- "To hear for life, listen with care" - Shelly Chadha WHO
- The "Make Listening Safe" workgroup and the new "WHO Global Standard for Safe Listening Entertainment Venues" – Mark Laureyns - AEA
- Why hard of hearing people care for safe listening – Lidia Best– EFHOH
- Why and how the organisation of Cochlear Implant users, started a program of Young Ambassadors going to schools to promote safe listening – Laia Zamora - EURO-CIU
- “The importance of Adult Hearing Screening” - Patrick D’Haese - Hear-it
- “The importance of Access to Ear and Hearing Care in Europe” - Satish Mishra – WHO-Europe
- Debate – All
- 14.25 - Conclusion – MEP Alex Agius Saliba (Malta, S&D)

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