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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World Standards Day 2015 - Standards, the world's common language 07/10/2015 20:03

World Standards day is celebrated every year on 14 October to pay tribute to the effort of the thousands of experts who collaborate within IEC, ISO and ITU to develop voluntary international standards. The day is also a great opportunity to bring standardization to a wider audience.

EULITA has submitted the first draft of an ISO standard on legal interpreting to TC 37/SC 5/WG 2. National mirror committees are now invited to comment on the text before 12 October 2015.

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Co-Minor-IN/QUEST final report 01/09/2015 12:56

The final publication of the Co-Minor-IN/QUEST research programme has now been published and can be found here.

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LIT Search project: final conference 18/08/2015 17:53

The final conference of the LIT Search project, which developed a pilot database of legal interpreters and translators for the EU’s e-Justice portal, will take place in Antwerp, Belgium on 9 and 10 November 2015.

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Draft for ISO standard on legal interpreting presented to ISO TC 37/SC5/WG2 30/06/2015 11:37

EULITA presented the first text for an international standard on legal interpreting (AWI: ISO 20228) to Working Group 2 (Interpreting), which met during the ISO TC 37/SC5 meeting in Matsue, Japan, on 23 June 2015.

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