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LIT Search final report published 21/06/2017 14:17

The EU-funded project for a European pilot database of legal interpreters and translators was published a few weeks ago and can be accessed here.

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International Translation Day officially recognised by the UN 28/05/2017 22:28

On 24 May 2017 the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted Resolution A/71/L.68 recognising the role of professional translation in connecting nations, and fostering peace, understanding and development. In the same resolution, 30 September was declared UN International Translation Day to be celebrated across the entire UN network, thus recognising the crucial role of professional translation and interpretation in international communication and international affairs.

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9 May, Europe Day 09/05/2017 10:20

One of the essential, although trite ways of letting people understand Europe is to allow them to understand each other.

The role of translators and interpreters in general is to make this mutual understanding easier; that of legal interpreters and translators in particular has an added value: to allow our European society to have a better justice.

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Presentations of the Translating Europe Workshop and the EULITA Conference now available 27/04/2017 16:19

The presentations shown at the Translating Europe Workshop and the EULITA Conference in Vienna on 30-31 March 2017 are now available online. You can find them under "LIT materials" in the left-hand margin of this website or simply follow these links:

Translating Europe Workshop: http://www.eulita.eu/node/772
EULITA Conference: http://www.eulita.eu/node/771

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Erik Hertog commends the outgoing Executive Committee 26/04/2017 11:10

In a letter sent to the EULITA Secretariat, Erik Hertog, the "founding father" of EULITA, expressed his appreciation for the work of the outgoing Executive Committee. You can read his letter here.

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EULITA General Assembly elects new Executive Committee 11/04/2017 10:01

The 7th General Assembly of EULITA was held in Vienna on 1 April after two days of court visits, a DG Translation “Translating Europe Workshop” and a conference on “The Many Facets of Legal Interpreting and Translation”.

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