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02/06/2014 08:10

AssITIG and the Bar of Siracusa are pleased to announce the


“THE RIGHT TO DEFENCE OF FOREIGNERS. The important role of Legal translators and interpreters in the light of the adoption of Directive 64/2010/UE”

SIRACUSA 21st JUNE 2014 – Auditorium Liceo Classico T. Gargallo
Via Luigi Monti 31, Siracusa
9:00 – 17:00

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08/04/2014 08:59

At the General Assembly of EULITA, which was held in Krakow, Poland, on 5 April 2014, the Executive Committee for the next three years (2014 – 2017) was elected. Liese Katschinka (Austria), President, Christiane Driesen (Germany), Vice-President, Zofia Rybinska (Poland), Vice-President, Katy Stifterova (Czech Republic), Secretary, Lucía Castaño-Castaño (Spain), Treasurer, and Flavia Caciagli (Italy) were re-elected and will serve a second mandate. Geoffrey Buckingham, United Kingdom, is the new man on the team.

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26/02/2014 11:09

Le 8 mars 2014, le Prix Danica Seleskovitch sera décerné pour la dixième fois par l’Association Danica Seleskovitch. Le prix sera remis à Christiane Driesen pour son engagement en faveur de l’interprétation auprès des tribunaux.

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26/02/2014 10:16

Portuguese versions of the Final Report of the Reflection Forum on Multilingualism and Interpreter Training, Vademecum – Guidelines for a more effective communication with interpreters and translators, the article "Legal Interpreting and Translation in the EU: Justice, Freedom and Security through Language" and the Final Report of the Special Interest Group on Translation and Interpreting for Public Services are now available under “Relevant documents” in the “LIT materials” section.

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26/02/2014 09:32

The European Court of Human Rights is compiling a list of published English or French translations, preferably online or in digital form, of the Criminal Codes and Codes of Criminal Procedure of the Member States of the Council of Europe. It would be appreciated if any links or references to such translations from your respective European languages could be sent to EULITA member James Brannan at

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04/02/2014 09:22

EULITA members and participants in the Krakow conference “New Tasks for Legal Interpreters and Translators in the Enlarged Europe” will have an opportunity to exchange their ideas and experiences about the requirements of national/regional registers of legal interpreters and translators as well as the management of these registers in a workshop that will be held immediately before the 4th General Assembly of EULITA at Hotel Europejski in Krakow on Saturday. Please contact the EULITA Secretariat ( for more information.

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