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  The African Federation of Sign Language Interpreters in partnership with the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters is asking for your help in realizing the dream of hosting the first African continental conference for the Deaf and Interpreting communities. The conference “Sign Language Interpreting and Deaf Rights in Africa” is scheduled to be held March 13th-17th in Abuja, Nigeria. The conference will bring together researchers in the field of sign language interpretation, … Read More »

WASLI Newsletter n 3 2016

WASLI proudly presents our new logo. The globe stands for all of you: our members. The hands for signed languages and unity. Created by Ravi Vasavan, a deaf designer and art director. WASLI Newsletter n 3 2016 Download PDF … Read More »

Interpreting Status Report from Serbia

Viribus Unitis Foundation in cooperation with the City Organization of the Deaf of Belgrade (GOGB) has published ''The report on the position of the Deaf community in Serbia in the field of media, availability of interpreting services and education“. The authors of the report are Desanka Žižić (WASLI regional representative), Vera Jovanović and Uroš Mišljenović. The report was created within the project: „Exchange of experience - media development for the deaf people”, under the auspices of … Read More »

Collaboration Letter to Turkey

OPEN LETTER:  Appeal for Necmiye Alpay PROTECTING TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS WORLDWIDE   … Read More »

WASLI’s Position Separate or Collaborative Associations

Separate Deaf Interpreter Associations or Inclusive and Collaborative Interpreting Associations for All? WASLI’s Position … Read More »

International Week of the Deaf

IWD 2016 `With Sign Language, I am Equal´ 19 - 25 September 2016. … Read More »

WASLI Newsletter August 2016

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Open Letter to USA Congress

Dear members, We are sharing this letter with you and invite you to also share in your networks. We continue to collaborate with our international partners on these important issues that affect interpreters and translators around the world. Sincerely Debra Russell On behalf of the WASLI board of directors Read the Letter … Read More »

WASLI Newsletter 2016 #2

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Newsletter 2016-1

Happy New Year to all WASLI friends around the globe. Let's look back at a wonderful time and ahead to an exciting period in our first newsletter of 2016. Download … Read More »