The European Lawyers Foundation of the CCBE conducted an EAW-Rights project, analysing the implementation and operation of the European Arrest Warrant from the point of view of defence practitioners. The EAW-Rights report contains examples of good practice and recommendations and also contains valuable feedback on the translation of documents in connection with the European Arrest Warrant. It is available here.
EULITA – in cooperation with the Austrian association ÖVGD – organizes a conference in Vienna, Austria, on 30 and 31 March 2017, followed by the annual general assembly on 1 April 2017. You can find the Call for Papers here. Please visit the EULITA website for further details and the registration form. Looking forward to seeing you in Vienna!
– The EULITA Executive Committee
The National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI) published the third edition of its Annual Review. This provides independent analysis of the information held on the National Register and insight into the state of the interpreting profession.Read more
On the occasion of the conference on "Multilingualism and equal rights in the EU: the role of sign languages" at the European Parliament in Brussels on 28 September 2016, Ivana Bucko, the newly elected efsli President, and Liese Katschinka, EULITA President, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which will deepen the cooperation between these two European organisations.Read more
"Multilingualism and equal rights in the EU: the role of sign languages"
was the name of a conference organised by MEP Helga Stevens, the first woman MEP who identifies as a deaf sign language user and a campaigner for the rights of deaf and disabled people. The conference held on 28 September 2016 in the European Parliament was attended by over 1,000 people from across the EU. There was interpretation into all 31 EU sign languages and all 24 official spoken languages.Read more
Please visit the JUSTISIGNS website (www.justisigns.com) for details about the results and/or follow the link below to the video which gives a summary of the project.