A big thank you to our colleagues at APTJI who translated the Reflection Forum report into Spanish in time for the TRAFUT Workshop in Madrid. A few days ago DG SCIC endorsed the document which is now available on the EULITA website, together with the French and German translations produced by EULITA members.Read more
The Conference of University Translation and Interpreting Centres and Departments (CCDUTI) has written an open letter concerning the implementation of the EU directive on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings urging adequate measures for its implementation. CCDUTI calls upon universities in other EU member states to follow their example.
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On 20 October 2010 the European Parliament and the Council adopted Directive 2010/64/EU on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings. This is a landmark document and decision for all stakeholders involved in criminal proceedings across languages and cultures.
In this document, particularly Article 2 (Right to interpretation), Article 3 (Right to translation of essential documents), Article 5 (Quality of the interpretation and translation) and Article 6 (Training) deserve our close attention and commitment.
On July 2, 3 and 4, Universitat Jaume I will become the central meeting point for legal translators from all over the world. Prestigious professionals and academics will provide the opportunity to reflect upon and debate about the current situation of legal translation.
For more information please visit: http://escolainvestigaciodtrad.uji.es/?page_id=109Read more
In a recent Skype conference EULITA’s Executive Committee decided to send a letter to the Lord Chancellor and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Justice in which it expressed its concern over the current situation in the UK.Read more
Channel 4 News published an article on the current UK situation. For the full article, visit: http://www.channel4.com/news/court-translation-service-in-crisis-after-cost-cutting-deal.Read more