QUALETRA Final Report Package

The QUALETRA project contributes towards facilitating transparent, cost-effective criminal proceedings in EU courts, guaranteeing the rights of suspected and accused persons as stipulated in Directive 2010/64/EU.

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The project focused on

  • multilingual term bases
  • translation memories
  • developing training materials for legal translation
  • implementation of training programmes
  • accredited tests

in order to improve the training of legal translators and practitioners to interact efficiently with beneficiaries of legal translation services such as police, prosecutors, court staff, judges, lawyers and professionals providing victim support.

 

DOWNLOAD OF QUALETRA MATERIALS

The QUALETRA project was implemented in five workstreams:

  • Workstream 0: Management and Administration
    Download WS 0 materials

  • Workstream 1: Essential Documents
    Generic analysis of essential document types listed in Directive 2010/64/EU, with a view to defining indicators, templates, and terminology to achieve quality in the legal translation of such documents.
    Download WS 1 & WS 2 materials: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7
     
  • Workstream 2: European Arrest Warrant
    Generic analysis of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) with a view to defining indicators, templates, and terminology to achieve quality in legal translation of these documents.
    Download WS 1 & WS 2 materials: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7
     
  • Workstream 3: Training
    Development of one or more core curricula and training materials for legal translators.
    Development of one or more core curricula for the language training of legal practitioners.
    Download WS 3 materials: Part 1, Part 2
     
  • Workstream 4: Testing, Evaluation and Assessment
    Development of testing, evaluation and assessment procedures and materials for legal translators related to the specific working conditions of legal translation in criminal proceedings.
    Development of EU-wide recommendations and best practices for testing, evaluation and assessment procedures and materials.
    Download WS 4 materials

  • Workstream 5: Conferences
    To offer a wide forum for discussing best practices and the practical implementation of the project results, as well as to disseminate the project results.
    Download WS 5 materials: Part 1, Part 2
     
  • Final report
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