"The European Parliament, (..) 1.  Stresses the need for qualified and professional sign language interpreters, which can only be met on the basis of the following approach:

 (a) official recognition of national and regional sign language(s) in Member States and within EU institutions, "

European Parliament resolution on sign languages and professional sign language interpreters (2016/2952(RSP)) (1), http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-%2F%2FEP%2F%2FTEXT%2BTA%2BP8-TA-2016-0442%2B0%2BDOC%2BXML%2BV0%2F%2FEN&language=EN