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30/09/2019 09:00

Umberto Eco used to say that translation is the language of Europe. The European institutions alone translate millions of pages every year. Maybe it sounds banal to say that the successors of Saint Jerome allow people all over the world to understand each other better, to know each other better, to discover new worlds, but

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23/09/2019 09:00

On 17 September 2019 legal interpreters throughout Austria went on strike. Court interpreting is a well regulated profession in Austria. A law actually stipulates the rates that legal interpreters get for their services at hearings, trials, investigative examinations, or asylum proceedings. The rates are indexed – and this is where Austria’s court interpreters had reason

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06/08/2019 10:56

As already announced by the representative of the EULITA’s Greek member association PEEMPIP in Luxembourg, we can confirm that the next conference and General Assembly will take place in Athens from 27 to 29 March 2020. Please note that the mandates of the present ExCom members – elected on 1 April 2017 – will expire next

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06/08/2019 10:53

We invite you all to keep EULITA informed about your activities and, if you wish post them on the member zone of our website. Let us know if you organize training, seminars, conferences; the dates of your GA, and possible or proposed changes to your national legislation. It is vital that we all exchange information

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30/07/2019 19:05

The EULITA project for an international standard on legal interpreting was successfully completed this spring. ISO published the text last May and it is now available in an English version. Following negotiations with the Austrian Standards organization (ASI), EULITA is pleased to announce that ASI is offering a special discount for the purchase of the

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19/05/2019 11:28

On 16 March of this year, the Court Interpreters and Translators Association of Serbia (CITAS/USSPTS), one of EULITA’s associate members in Serbia, launched Omniglosar (Omniglossary), a multilingual terminology base of legal and economic terms used in official documents, legal or administrative processes, international affairs, involving 12 languages: Serbian, English, German, Italian, Greek, Russian, Hungarian, Croatian, Montenegrin,

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