Associations' Responses to Interpreter at Mandela Memorial
In response to the 'interpreter' at the memorial service for the late South African President Nelson Mandela on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa, there have been world-wide comments made. Some of the public News Releases by associations and organizations are summarized below.
The list is not exhaustive and will be updated as releases are noted.
|Acronym||Full Name & Link to News Release|
|ASLIuk||Association of Sign Language Interpreters in the United Kingdom|
|AVLIC||Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada|
|CAD||Canadian Association of the Deaf|
|CCRW||Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work|
|CHS||Canadian Hearing Society (Ontario)|
|DHA||Deaf and Hear Alberta|
|EFSLI||European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters|
|MAPSLI||Maritime Association of Professional Sign Language Interpreters (Affiliate Chapter of AVLIC)|
|NAD||National Association of the Deaf (USA)|
|RID||Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (USA)|
|RSA Gov't||Government of South Africa|
|WFD & WASLI||World Federation of the Deaf – World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (Joint Statement)|
|Deaf Australia & ASLIA||Deaf Australia - Association of Sign Language Interpreters of Australia (Joint Statement)|
This list is for the benefit of AVLIC members and our community stakeholders and is not an official summary document.