Issue 2 – 2008: In this issue there is an important article about Ghana in a report prepared by Emilio Perucca. There is also the positive news of Australias ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities together with an article on a new research study on the impact of epilepsy, which Carol Ireland has submitted. Furthermore, after two successful rounds of funding, IBE is pleased to launch the third round of Promising Strategies funding. With the next International Epilepsy Congress already in preparation, this issue carries preliminary information on the IBE Volunteer Award, which will be presented during the General Assembly in Budapest. There also is news from the Regional Committees, including a report from Latin America. Finally, with the iminent elections for both the International Executive Committee and the Regional Executive Committees, this issue describes the process involved.
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