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Virtual International plain language conference (2021) – Access for all : Plain Language is a Civil Right – Part 2
Virtual Event, 11 May 2021Read moreDESIGN. LITERACY. PRACTICE. Access for All: Plain Language is a Civil Right, is a virtual conference dedicated to using plain language to break down barriers in society. Through our three themes...
Virtual International plain language conference (2020) – Access for all : Plain Language is a Civil Right – Part 1
Virtual Event, 13 October 2020Read moreThree days virtual conference dedicated to using plain language to break down barriers in society. We will explore five stories or themes that show how plain language can increase access, justice, ...
PLAIN International conference (2019) – Oslo, Norway
Oslo, Norway, 25 September 2019Read morePlain language discussed through (1) Democracy and inclusion, (2) Digitalization and design and (3) Saving time and money. And more! Meet more than 100 speakers from 25 countries. See the websit...
Clarity welcomes new representatives from Hungary and PolandRead moreVera Gergely (Hungary) has worked in different fields and environments, from NGOs through multinational companies to startups. She has experience in software testing, project management, organ...
Clarity is proud to launch its new Website!Read moreWe felt that modernizing and humanizing Clarity’s website was necessary to enhance Clarity’s credibility and to support and increase our membership. We have rethought the website’s design and th...
The Clarity Journal’s latest issues are now out!Read moreBecome a member to have privileged access to The Clarity Journal 81 and 82. Some taste of the contents : The value of plain language jury instructions in facilitating access to justice (acce...