QUALETRA (Quality in Legal Translation) – EULITA starts work on a new EU project that will focus on legal translation. So far, little attention has been paid to the problems of legal translation, as most projects have prioritized legal interpreting. However, EU Directive 2010/64 also calls for quality translation services for the essential documents in criminal proceedings and specifically also mentions the translations required for the European Arrest Warrant.Read more
APCI (Association of Police and Court Interpreters) has invited EULITA to hold its next General Assembly in London, United Kingdom, on 6 April 2013 (afternoon). It will be preceded by the traditional Information Meeting and a conference on “The Challenges to Professional Translation and Interpreting in the Justice Sector” on 5 April (all day) and 6 April (morning).Read more
EULITA (European Legal Interpreters and Translators Association) and Lessius University College Antwerp have been awarded EU funding for a project (TRAFUT – Training for the Future) which focuses on the specific aspects of the EU Directive on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings. EC Vice-President V. Reding has expressed her support for the TRAFUT project in a letter of endorsement to the TRAFUT project team.Read more
UK court interpreters move forward to find a solution for interpreting services for the UK justice sector. Please find attached the interpreter bodies’ joint letter to Crispin Blunt, MP Minister for Justice.
This will be the fourth Lucentino International Symposium organized by the Department of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Alicante. Previous conferences were dedicated to topics related to literary translation, specialized translation and new technologies and their application to the translating process. This fourth session is dedicated to interpreting.Read more
The AIIC Legal & Court Interpreting Committee in cooperation with the AIIC Netherlands Region organize a visit to the International Criminal Court and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, followed by the 6th HAGUE LEGAL SYMPOSIUM “International Criminal Law and Its Development in Practice” from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 November 2012. For details see the attached announcement and registration form.