The EU-funded project for a European pilot database of legal interpreters and translators was published a few weeks ago and can be accessed here.Read more
On 24 May 2017 the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted Resolution A/71/L.68 recognising the role of professional translation in connecting nations, and fostering peace, understanding and development. In the same resolution, 30 September was declared UN International Translation Day to be celebrated across the entire UN network, thus recognising the crucial role of professional translation and interpretation in international communication and international affairs.Read more
One of the essential, although trite ways of letting people understand Europe is to allow them to understand each other.
The role of translators and interpreters in general is to make this mutual understanding easier; that of legal interpreters and translators in particular has an added value: to allow our European society to have a better justice.Read more
The presentations shown at the Translating Europe Workshop and the EULITA Conference in Vienna on 30-31 March 2017 are now available online. You can find them under "LIT materials" in the left-hand margin of this website or simply follow these links:Read more
In a letter sent to the EULITA Secretariat, Erik Hertog, the "founding father" of EULITA, expressed his appreciation for the work of the outgoing Executive Committee. You can read his letter here.Read more
The 7th General Assembly of EULITA was held in Vienna on 1 April after two days of court visits, a DG Translation “Translating Europe Workshop” and a conference on “The Many Facets of Legal Interpreting and Translation”.Read more