Category Archives: Press Releases

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of Translation and Interpreting – ITD 2015

30 September 2015 The Changing Face of Translation and Interpreting Nuremberg Interpreters; Jeremy Borland (SLIANZ/NZSTI) at Christchurch earthquake briefing As the world changes, so do many aspects of our work. Graduates today can barely believe the working conditions of their … Continue reading

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CONFLICT ZONE ID CARD

Protecting Colleagues in Conflict Zones © Estonian Army, Captain Georgi Kokoshinski Previous attempts at issuing a FIT ID card were not effective at achieving primary objectives and turned out to be labour and cost intensive, making the project unsustainable. A … Continue reading

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New partner: World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)

Expanding the network! FIT enters into co-operation with World Association of Sign Language Interpreters, members of many FIT associations. Read more here

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Prize for Translation of Russian Literature

FIT launches a Prize for Translation of Russian Literature to celebrate the 2015 Year of Literature in Russia. Read the full press release here.

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FIT President in Moscow

As guest of Professors Nicholai Garbowsky and Olga Kostikova of Russia’s prestigious Lomonosov Moscow State University (МГУ), President Dr Henry Liu attended the School of Translation and Interpretation’s 10th anniversary celebrations. Read the full press release here.

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