Austrian Association supporting the blind and visually impaired aka HGBS
Klaus Höckner is member of the board of the Hilfsgemeinschaft der Blinden und Sehschwachen , based in Vienna. With more than 6500 members and 100 full-time-employees is the leading privately funded organisation helping visually impaired persons in Austria. He is member of the board of the Austrian Disablity Forum – the Austrian umbrella for organisations for persons with disabilities, representing mor the 80 organisations with 1,4 million member, in IAAPs Global Leadership Council and in diverse conference boards (ICCHP, AAATE). He works together with Access Israel and Zero Project, acting as an Ambassador in this world wide-initiative.