WASLI Newsletter Autumn 2015

Check out the newest WASLI newsletter - the first from Jordi Ferre, our WASLI Newsletter Coordinator - reporting on what is going on in the global community of sign language interpreters. WASLI Newsletter Sept 2015   … Read More »

International Translation Day 2015

International Translation Day  Sept 30 Dear Members Happy International Translation Day! The International Federation of Translators (FIT) created this celebration in 1991. As you know they are our most recent collaborative partner organisation. WASLI wants to thank them for starting this tradition and join in the celebration. Thank you, interpreters and translators from every WASLI region, for your commitment to exceptional service to the communities in which you live and work.  … Read More »

Open Letter Collaboration

Dear WASLI members, The following letter is an example of the collaborative work we are engaged in on important issues such as interpreters working in conflict zones. Warm regards Deb Russell Open Letter to Turkish President … Read More »

2015 General Meeting Report

Dear WASLI National Members, Conference Delegates, and Individual Members: We are pleased to offer the WASLI 2015 General Meeting Package in order to help you prepare for the General Meeting on Saturday July 25 at 9 am at Istanbul, Turkey. If you are a National Association you are eligible to vote, if your association is paid member. As in other conference years, you will be allowed to join and pay the membership fee, if you can provide your constitution and/or bylaws for review.  If you … Read More »

Interpreter Guidelines for UN events

  Interpreter Guidelines for UN events "Whenever planning international events, all efforts should be made to communicate with the delegates well in advance in order to arrange the most linguistically appropriate services." Interpreter Guidelines for UN Events   … Read More »

Natural Disasters Document: WFD and WASLI

Communication during Natural Disasters    Document … Read More »

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Message from the President Conference updates. Successes in Viet Nam and lots more. Winter Newsletter http://issuu.com/waslimedia/docs/wasli_newsletter_winter_2015?e=14449462/11602877   … Read More »

Resolution Linguistic Rights of the Deaf Moscow Russian Federation

RESOLUTION of the 2nd International Conference “Linguistic Rights of the Deaf” Moscow, Russian Federation, 20-22 May 2014 This Statement is available in International Sign at https://vimeo.com/119607839 This Statement is available in Russian Sign Language at https://vimeo.com/119615769 Full Text Document … Read More »

Conference of Interpreter Trainers

The Conference of Interpreter Trainers 2014 Biennial Conference Our Roots: The Essence of Our Future   http://www.cit-asl.org/new/ai1ec_event/2014-cit-conference/ … Read More »

2015 Volunteers Sought

The Volunteer sub-committee is seeking applicants to fill various positions during WASLI 2015. We encourage people with diverse language backgrounds to apply and join our team. Volunteers Application Form   … Read More »