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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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FIT President visits Beijing

Stronger partnerships through China Visit Following the successful 8th Asia-Pacific Translation and Interpreting Forum (APTIF8) in Xi’an, FIT President Henry Liu travelled to the Chinese Capital, Beijing, with current Council Member Gangyi Wang, Alison Rodriguez and former Council Member Changqi Huang for the second leg of this official visit to [...]

July edition of Translatio is out

A new edition of FIT Translatio is out, with the latest news from local Associations, FIT Task Forces and Regional Centres, and tributes to an outstanding individual member of the profession. Upcoming congresses and events are also announced--most notably, the next FIT World Congress in Brisbane in August 2017. Please [...]

FIT in Xi’an

Sustainable training for future T&Is for the new Silk Road Following the now established tradition of meeting the next generation of professional translators, interpreters and terminologists, President Dr Henry Liu visited the campuses of Xi’an International Studies University (XISU) - FIT Associate Member and co-host of AsiaPacific Translation and Interpreting [...]

APTIF8, Xi’an: Tomorrow’s profession at ancient Chinese capital

The rebranded 8th Asia-Pacific Translation and Interpreting Forum (APTIF8) was warmly hosted by Translators Association of China (TAC) and XISU (Xi’an International Studies University) with generous support from the Shaanxi Provincial Government and the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CCPPD). [caption id="attachment_5845" align="aligncenter" width="560"] APTIF opening ceremony, [...]

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.