Thursday, April 08, 2004

The Plain English Campaign

8 April 2004 - weekly news update

Ireland's minister for Europe has warned that a lack of plain English could seriously damage the European Union (EU). Speaking at a conference to discuss communication in Europe, Dick Roche said: "If citizens are not better informed about, and engaged in, the EU, the future of the union itself could be threatened."

Technoflak salutes Minister Roche. Presto Vivace was launched with the idea of writing jargon-free copy.

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