Registration for the EULITA conference entitled "The Many Facets of Legal Interpreting and Translation" to be held in Vienna, Austria, on 30-31 March 2017 is now open and runs until 17 March 2017.
The online registration form along with a preliminary outline of the conference programme and practical information in English, French or German can be found here:Read more
On 18 November 2016, representatives of forty world-renowned colleges and universities, prestigious academic journals and sci-tech enterprises convened in Guangzhou, discussed and agreed on the establishment of the World Interpreter and Translator Training Association (WITTA). At the meeting, representatives of the Founding Members also discussed and approved WITTA Guangzhou Declaration, The WITTA Charter, The Governance of WITTA, and finally The Resolution of WITTA Founding Meeting.Read more
The EU Fundamental Rights Agency published its INFOCRIM report on the transposition of Directive 2010/64/EU. EULITA members contributed to this report by sending their replies to a survey sent out last year. The report "Rights of suspected and accused persons across the EU: translation, interpretation and information" was commissioned by DG Justice and will support it in preparing the report to the European Parliament.Read more
The proceedings of the Opatija conference held in March 2015 have been published in a book entitled “Towards the Professionalization of Legal Translators and Court Interpreters in the EU” and can be purchased for a price of £61.99 from the publisher: http://www.cambridgescholars.com/towards-the-professionalization-of-legal-translators-and-court-interpreters-in-the-eu.Read more
The European Lawyers Foundation of the CCBE conducted an EAW-Rights project, analysing the implementation and operation of the European Arrest Warrant from the point of view of defence practitioners. The EAW-Rights report contains examples of good practice and recommendations and also contains valuable feedback on the translation of documents in connection with the European Arrest Warrant. It is available here.
EULITA – in cooperation with the Austrian association ÖVGD – organizes a conference in Vienna, Austria, on 30 and 31 March 2017, followed by the annual general assembly on 1 April 2017. You can find the Call for Papers here. Please visit the EULITA website for further details and the registration form. Looking forward to seeing you in Vienna!
– The EULITA Executive Committee