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FIT (Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs / International Federation of Translators) is an international grouping of associations of translators, interpreters and terminologists. More than 100 professional associations are affiliated, representing more than 80,000 translators in 55 countries. The goal of the Federation is to promote professionalism in the disciplines it represents.

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Executive Committee in Lima

Ensuring Good Governance, Building for the Future The FIT Executive Committee (EC) shared the buzzing metropolis of Lima with the world’s central bankers this month, as FIT EC, the IMF and the World Bank met for their respective meetings. Graciously hosted by joint invitation of the FIT Legal Interpreting and [...]

CBTI’s 60th Birthday

Celebrating 60 years in the Heart of Europe The Belgian Chamber of Translators and Interpreters (CBTI-BKVT) marked their 60th birthday celebrating in Brussels, the heart of Europe, with invited guests, FIT President Dr Henry Liu and presidents of many of our European associations. Invited presenters at the celebratory conference included [...]

XII International Forum in Lima

FIT as catalyst to Regional and International Success During 7-9 October, Lima, Peru became the focal point for the Translators, Interpreters and Terminologists across the world when over 550 experts, colleagues and students from 15 countries gathered at the XII International Forum on Legal Translation and Interpreting to discuss the [...]

President Meets Regional Centres

Stronger Regional Centres, Stronger Federation FIT Europe and FIT LatAm Regional Centres held their respective General Assemblies concurrently with key visibility events in Brussels and Lima. On a sun soaked Saturday in Brussels, the President took this opportunity to meet with all members of FIT Europe and gave a talk [...]

The ITD 2016 poster competition is open!

The theme for International Translation Day 2016 has been found among many good proposals. Congratulations to the American Translators’ Association (ATA), who proposed the winning theme: Translation and Interpreting: Connecting Worlds Unissant les mondes grâce à la traduction et à l’interprétation The poster competition for 2016 is now open and [...]

October 2015 Translatio is now online

The October Issue of Translatio is now online. You will find it in the Publications menu or here. Once again we thank the members for their contributions to this issue and the whole team behind for their efforts. In this issue the articles reflect the multitude of activities in FIT [...]

Celebrating International Translation Day 2015

The time has again come to celebrate the Feast of Saint Jerome – International Translation Day. The International Federation of Translators’ chosen theme for this year is The Changing Face of Translation and Interpreting. Read full press release here.