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10/12/2015 16:57

Access to the LIT Search database is now available at lit.interconnect.dk with the following login details:

Username: search
Password: litsearch

Judicial stakeholders are cordially invited to test the search options for legal interpreters and translators in Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland and the UK. The registers of other countries will hopefully be interlinked soon.

 

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10/12/2015 15:56

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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30/11/2015 11:19

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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30/11/2015 11:00

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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12/11/2015 22:59

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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21/10/2015 11:12

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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