The FIT President, Dr. Henry Liu, has expressed his support for three Danish associations of professional translators and interpreters (Translatørforeningen, Kommunikation og Sprog, Danske Translatører) on behalf of the Federation. To read the letter, please click here.
The International Federation of Translators is abhorred by the violence against the staff of Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Like translators and interpreters, in conflict zones or otherwise, journalists should not be endangered, threatened, hurt or killed whilst carrying out their professional duties. The Federation expresses utmost sympathy to the family, [...]
The November 2014 edition of Translatio is now online. You will find it in the Publications menu.
On 3 August the triennial Statutory Congress of the International Federation of Translators – the voice of associations of translators, interpreters and terminologists around the world – elected the 17-member Council of the Federation for the period from 6 August 2014 until the conclusion of the FIT Congress in Brisbane [...]
New Zealand kicked off the celebration of International Translation Day with The Transparent Translator, organised in conjunction with the Goethe-Institut. Dr John Jamieson (German to English) and Ian Cormack (English into Te Reo Maori), members of NZSTI, translated sections of a brand new novel live at the National Library of [...]
Recognizing the danger and the urgency of the situation of colleagues who undertake their work in conflict zones all over the world, the participants at the 2014 FIT Statutory Congress in Berlin called upon national governments and the international community... [read more]
Join us in celebrating International Translation Day on 30 September 2014! Download the President's message here.