WFD WASLI Response

Dear Global Signing Community   Dec 10, 2013 saw world leaders, South African citizens, and people from around the globe, pay tribute to Nelson Mandela and honour his life.  Unfortunately, the event was marred by an interpreting scandal that gained the attention of the global media.  Based on that event, WFD and WASLI issued a joint statement, stressing the need for all governments to use qualified and professionally trained interpreters in order to meet the UN CRPD requirements.  … Read More »

Invitation to join WFD 2015

Hello WASLI members:  Our colleagues in Turkey have asked us to share this invitation with you!  If you are planning to attend WASLI in Turkey is 2015, now is the time to also consider taking in the WFD Congress.  See below:     Dear Participants, As a president of the organization committee, I am honoured to announce that 17th World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) will be held from 28th July to 2nd August 2015 at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), … Read More »