The European Association of Cochlear Implant Users (EURO-CIU) was founded 1995 in Luxembourg.
EURO-CIU is a non-governmental and non-profit association, established in Luxembourg in 1995.
The association consists of 33 national member associations from 25 European countries.
Altogether EURO-CIU represents almost 200.000 cochlear implant (CI) users across Europe, approximately 60% of whom are adults and 40% children.
EURO-CIU is full member of the European Disability Forum (EDF).
Executive Comittee comprises the following personnel.
Mª Teresa Amat (Spain) president
Robert Mandara (Finland) vice-president
Ervin Bonecz (Hungary) vice president
Beatriz Cusmai (Italy) secretary
Henri-François Baiverlin (Belgium) treasurer
Leo de Raeve (Belgium) scientific advisory board member
Fernando Giménez (Spain) consultant member of the website
Brian Archbold (United Kingdom) advisory member of the Newsletter
Sari Skarbo (Finland) as EDF (European Disability Forum) delegate.