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First CJEU ruling on Directive 2010/64/EU (right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings) 10/12/2015 16:56

On 15 October 2015 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its first preliminary ruling concerning EU Directives on procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings (Stockholm Roadmap), including the right to language assistance.

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EULITA General Assembly and Conference 30/11/2015 12:19

The 6th General Assembly of EULITA will take place in Strasbourg, France, on 9 April 2016. A conference will be held at the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe on 8 and 9 April 2016. Details of the conference programme will be announced soon. A first announcement and the registration form can be found here:

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LIT Search Project - Final Conference Proceedings 30/11/2015 12:00

The papers presented at the Final Conference on 9 and 10 November 2015 can now be found at http://www.eulita.eu/lit-search-final-conference-1.

 

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LIT Search Project - Final Conference in Antwerp, Belgium, on 9/10 November 2015 12/11/2015 23:59

The Final Conference of the LIT Search project (JUST/2013/JPEN/AG/4556) for a European pilot database of legal interpreters and translators was opened with a video message from Commissioner Vĕra Jourová in which she congratulated the consortium on the work done in the past 18 months. Koen Geens, Minister of Justice, then referred to Belgian efforts concerning a national database of legal interpreters and translators.

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Initiative to launch a petition to the UN in support of civilian interpreters in conflict zones 21/10/2015 12:12

Legal interpreters are aware of the threat to civilian interpreters in conflict zones. AIIC (International Association of conference Interpeters) and its partners have been raising awareness for their plight for a long time. They now launch a petition to the UN in order to obtain support from official sources.

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Save the date: Sixth General Assembly of EULITA 20/10/2015 11:56

The Sixth General Assembly of EULITA has now been scheduled to take place in Strasbourg, France, on Saturday, 9 April 2016.
A seminar/conference is being planned at the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe for Friday, 8 April 2016.

Details on the seminar/conference and the General Assembly will follow as soon as possible - please save the date.

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