CISLI Aims and Objectives


 The aims of the Council are:

(a)          To advance the profession, rights and interests of sign language interpreters.


(b)          To work in close partnership with the National Deaf-led organisation for the future benefit of both Deaf people who use Irish Sign Language and professional interpreters, Deaf and hearing, whose working languages include a Signed Language. This coincides with the agreement set forward by the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and the World Association of Sign Language lnterpreters (WASLI).


(c)          To support collaboration, cooperation and mutual, transparent communication between the Deaf community and Sign Language interpreters at international, national, regional and local levels.


(d)          To encourage best practice in Irish Sign Language interpreting by working towards:


The objectives of the Council are: