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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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Join FIT President in Xi’an and Beijing

FIT President will be at three public events in China. Do join him in Xi'an and Beijing. Details below. More on this in Facebook and Twitter.

President Liu in Switzerland

In early May, FIT President Henry Liu visited Switzerland. During his stay he visited ZHAW, Associate member of FIT, in Wintherthur and spoke about the future of translation and interpreting. Read more here.

QT21 Project

As indicated in Issue 4/2015 of Translatio, FIT is taking an active role in the European Union project called QT21. More information about QT21 is available through the QT21 Project page and the associated blog. Please visit that page and post your comments there.

Tribute to Babel Honorary Editor Prof Dr Rene Haeseryn

Dear René, Ill health and age have finally caught up with you, even though you appeared ineradicable, persistent, always active, defending with passion and conviction both the CBTI(P) and FIT. It is always very painful to mark the departure of someone you have worked side by side with for so [...]

Council in Paris

Addressing Global, Regional and National issues from the seat of FIT Paris put on three gloriously sunny days to welcome home members of the current FIT Council for their annual face-to-face meeting, warmly hosted by SFT, one of the founding members of FIT. The meeting agenda included a number of [...]

April 2016 Translatio is now online

The new Translatio, April 2016, is online. Please disseminate to your members.  We take the opportunity to thank everybody who contributed to the Translatio survey sent out in January. The results provide a valuable source of information for the Translatio Task Force about the future direction of the publication. Please [...]

APTIF8: Reminder and New Email

FIT, the Translators' Association of China, Xi'an International Studies University and the APTIF8 Organizing Committee welcome you to join them at the Eighth Asia-Pacific Translation and Interpreting Forum (APTIF8) to be held in Xi'an, China on June 17-18, 2016. All the information related to the forum can be found at [...]