ITD Adopted!

United Nations recognises role of professional translation May 24, 2017 marks an historical milestone for all professional translators, interpreters and terminologists as the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted Resolution A/71/L.68 recognising the role of professional translation in connecting nations, and fostering peace, understanding and development. [...]

Translatio May 2017 is out

The May 2017 issue of the FIT Newsletter Translatio is ready for downloading. We apologise for the late publication due to organisational problems. Here are the links to the English version and the French version. We are pleased to see that the option of reading Translatio  on Android and Apple devices has become popular. Please inform your members [...]

Leading FIT in 2017: Meeting all the needs of a growing Federation

At the invitation of our Canadian colleagues, the 2014-17 FIT Council met in the Canadian capital for its first face-to-face meeting in this Congress year of 2017, also the 150th anniversary of Canada. A number of Council Members could not participate face-to-face due to unforeseen circumstances including family commitments and [...]

Celebrating 25 years: FIT Council travels to Montreal to celebrate OTTIAQ milestone

Following the successful visibility event in Ottawa (see separate Press Release), and two days of Council Meeting, members of the FIT Council saw the beautiful sunrise as they took the dawn train to Montreal. At the Gare centrale de Montréal, Members of FIT Council were warmly welcomed by OTTIAQ  Chairman [...]

FIT celebrates with Canada: 150 years of excellence in translation, interpreting and terminology

Both Canadian members of FIT invited the Council to visit Canada during its 150th anniversary year. What better reason to visit this bilingual nation’s capital - Ottawa! (see dedicated press release for our visit to Montreal). In line with the now established practice and principle of supporting local organisations wherever [...]