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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 and training institutes 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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February 14th ends Early Bird Registration for the XXI FIT Congress

February 14th is the last day to register at the Early Bird tariff for the XXI FIT Congress in Brisbane, Australia, 3-5 August 2017 . Registration includes morning/afternoon tea and lunch Catered Welcome Function at end of Day 1 Stakeholder Networking Event Satchel on registration Access to delegate offers such [...]

Historic Visit to Cuba

Solidarity with & sustainable development for Cuban colleagues FIT Executive Committee (EC) accompanied by senior members of FIT Regional Centre for Latin America (FIT RC LatAm), made a historic visit to Cuba - the first since the Asociacíon Cubana de Traductores et Intérpretes (ACTI) joined the FIT Family. The EC [...]

Translatio January 2017 is out

We are happy to announce that the first 2017 issue of the FIT Newsletter Translatio is ready for download. Among all the interesting and important articles, two have highest priority: the official invitation for the Statutory Congress in Brisbane, and the Call for the 2017 ITD theme. In past calls, you have [...]


Promoting multilingualism in ASEAN As specially invited guest of Prof. Dr. Maneerat Sawasdiwat Na Ayutthaya, Chair and convenor of the steering committee of the ASEAN Center for Multilingualism, Translation and Interpretation (MTI) and President of Association of ASEAN Translation Industry (AATI), Dr .Liu participated in the joint annual summit of [...]

FIT in Denmark

Supporting colleagues; Connecting academia & professionals FIT has not been this visible in Denmark since the leadership of the late President Florence Herbulot. Much has changed in the World’s “Happiest Country” Despite FIT’s support of local professional organisations back in late 2014, the Danish government repealed Translatørloven 1988 - the [...]

Translatio October 2016 is out

In the wake of international translation day celebrations, we are introducing the October issue of Translatio, with news from our member associations, task forces, regional centres and the executive committee. Importantly, it has a call for FIT Prizes nominations and a request for proposals for the position of FIT Executive [...]

International Week of the Deaf 2016

IWD 2016: Celebrating central role of interpreters in Global Initiatives International Week of the Deaf (IWD) is a global celebration and awareness campaign led by the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) since 1958. Since the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters [...]