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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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FIT welcomes back the Association of Iranian Translators and Interpreters

Iran has been an international hub of translation and interpreting throughout its long and proud history. The Association of Iranian Translators and Interpreters (AITI) joined FIT back in 2003. It was with tremendous regret that world events prevented AITI from fully participating in and contributing towards FIT and the wider [...]

January 2016 Translatio is now online

Download Translatio: January 2016.  Translatio has met with marked success over the past year. The number of downloads in the three months following publication has increased by 48%. There are more and more associations sending us articles on their events and the articles are becoming longer and longer. This goes [...]

Lima Declaration

At their regional meeting in October 2015 in Lima, the representatives of the Professional Associations that are members of the FIT Regional Centre Latin America adopted the following declaration on the quality of the training of translators, interpreters and terminologists in the region. We, the representatives of the Professional Associations [...]

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 [...]