A call for National Sign Language Translators for the reference list for the European Parliament
26 August 2021
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic EUD has collected information from its member organisations National Associations of the Deaf (NADs) in 31 countries, regarding the possible violations of human rights and disproportionate effects of the pandemic for deaf persons in Europe. The information collected was compiled in the report which now provides with an overview of how COVID-19 affected deaf communities in different courtiers in Europe.
To collect information EUD carried out four virtual regional consultations in Europe in Nordic, Eastern, Western and Southern regions with its members, during which EUD has received an overview of the effects of the pandemic for the deaf communities together with good and bad practices of how to ensure equality for and inclusion of the deaf during the pandemic. During these meetings, EUD inquired NADs the following:
To find out how the COVID-19 pandemic affected deaf persons in Europe please read the EUD Report below:
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