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10/12/2019 15:00

Today, 10 December, marks Human Rights Day, which honours the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948. Through serious and qualified professional activity that respects our common ethical principles, let’s try to honour – and enforce – these values every day of the year,

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01/12/2019 21:00

A conference on “Procedural Rights in the EU: Status Quo and the Need for Further Measures” will be held on 27-28 February 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. This conference aims at presenting an update on the state of play regarding the six EU Directives on procedural rights and discussing the need for further measures at EU

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05/11/2019 18:30

“Lietuvos Konferencju Verteju Asociacija” was founded in 2014 and represents conference interpreters who are also confronted with legal issues in national and international settings. Its aim is to raise awareness of the profession and to improve the training and working conditions in its country. The profession is not regulated in Lithuania where no national register

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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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