Saturday, 28 April 2012

Professional Interpreters for Justice campaign

Professional Interpreters for Justice campaign
Interpreters in Unite’s NUPIT branch and five other professional interpreting organisations, representing 2,350 registered public service interpreters in 101 languages, have launched the Professional Interpreters for Justice campaign.

The campaign’s three aims are to:
  • Reverse the outsourcing to ALS or other commercial agencies, and the reintroduction of direct employment of freelance interpreters by the courts and police services
  • Establish regular dialogue between interpreter organisations and government
  • Persuade government to provide statutory regulation of the interpreting profession and protection of the title of Legal Interpreter.

The six organisations which are partners in the campaign are:

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