Plain language standards - the project begins

Clarity is playing a key role in an exciting project to develop an international standard for writing documents in plain language. The project is being run by the International Plain Language Federation formed by: Clarity; Plain Language Association International (PLAIN); and the US-based Center for Plain Language. The […]


Plain language bill in Colombia

German Arenas Arias, Clarity’s country representative in Colombia, has informed us that a bill will shortly be presented to the Colombian Congress with the objective of protecting the right of people to understand the law and justice and promoting the use of plain language.  German works as an advisor in the […]


Connect with Clarity members in your country

Did you know Clarity has more than 650 members in 50 countries around the world. Contact your country representative to connect with Clarity members in your country.


October - VALE - Robert Eagleson

It is with great sadness that we learnt that Robert Eagleson died on 28 October. Robert was a legendary figure in the plain language world, and many will remember him as an inspirational guide and mentor. When Robert retired from the Clarity committee, Joe Kimble wrote the following tribute. We […]


October - Clarity general meeting, Vancouver

The Clarity general meeting took place in Vancouver last week during the PLAIN Conference. The recent Clarity meeting in Vancouver brought together members from around the world to talk about Clarity and its future direction. It was the last meeting for Candice Burt as President. Candice has decided to resign […]


September - Robert Eagleson retires

Joe Kimble writes: Robert is a giant in our field, and we have all learned so much from him - not only from hearing him speak but also from his book “Writing in Plain English,” his work on the monumental “Plain English and the Law” (published by the Law Reform […]


Clarity has a new Linkedin group

Are you interested in joining a discussion about plain language focussed on the interests of Clarity members? Then consider joining our new Linkedin group called Clarity - clear legal language. Find out more about the group here. Thanks for Daphne Perry, Clarity Country Representative UK for work on establishing the […]


Members’ Meeting notes now available

The papers and notes from the 21 January London Members’ Meeting on the Model Commercial Lease are now available from our events page.


IC Clear - improving plain-language training

The EU funded IC Clear project will develop, pilot and implement a postgraduate course in clear communication to respond to the increase in demand for clear, easy-to-understand information and the lack of well-trained clear-communication professionals. Find out more How can you get involved in Clarity? Get informed on plain language […]