Christiane Driesen (Magdeburg-Stendal Hochschule) and George Drummond (University of Hamburg) have published a new article on interpreter training: the "Tandem’ Method Training Interpreters to Work at National Courts.
The paper is available here and in the Eulita LIT section.Read more
The Czech Chamber of Court Appointed Interpreters and Translators organises this international conference from 2 to 4 February 2012 to celebrate its 15th anniversary. EULITA’s 2nd General Assembly will take place immediately after the conference on 4 February. You can find the Call for Papers and detailed information about the event at http://www.conference.kstcr.cz/en/Read more
The first of a total of four workshops was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 24 to 26 November. Some 100 participants from seven EU member states and three associated countries discussed ways and means for the practical implementation of the EU Directive on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings. EU Vice-President V. Reding emphasized the need for judicial stakeholders to obtain information on the measures necessary to transpose the Directive as the deadline for implementation is approaching fast.Read more
The tentative program of the 2012 CIUTI Forum has been published.Read more
Several UK-based professional associations joined forces to commission an independent survey on the impact of the UK’s plans to outsource interpreting services for the police and judiciary. As a House of Commons debate did not lead to any progress in the matter, Unite, the trade union, has now launched a campaign "Speak up, speak out“ where APCI Chairman G. Buckingham gave an outline of the situation.Read more
The resolution adopted at the BDÜ Conference in March calling for a rise in court interpreting fees was officially deposited with the responsible authorities.Read more