Important update regarding FIT World Congress  ::  Mise à jour importante concernant le XXIIe Congrès mondial de la FIT

FIT (Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs / International Federation of Translators) is an international grouping of associations of translators, interpreters and terminologists. More than 130 professional associations and training institutes are affiliated, representing more than 85,000 translators in 55 countries. The goal of the Federation is to promote professionalism in the disciplines it represents.


FIT and ACTI postpone the XXII FIT World Congress in Varadero, Cuba for one year

Given the global spread of the coronavirus and the uncertainty of when the world may return to normal, FIT Council has, in close collaboration with the host organisation, the Association of Cuban Translators and Interpreters (ACTI), resolved to postpone for a period of one year the XXII FIT World Congress that was due to be...

XXII FIT World Congress in Varadero, Cuba (postponed)

The International Federation of Translators (FIT) and the Asociación Cubana de Traductores e Intérpretes (ACTI), as the hosting organisation, are pleased to announce the XXII FIT World Congress, to be held from 3 to 5 December 2020, in Varadero, Cuba. All language professionals are welcome to join us for the first FIT World Congress ever...

Joint appeal by AIIC, FIT and WASLI regarding the economic effects of the coronavirus

Interpreters and translators are feeling the economic effects of the global health emergency as conferences and meetings are being cancelled throughout the world. A joint appeal issued by AIIC, FIT and WASLI calls on authorities worldwide to consider the economic implications of the coronavirus on independent interpreters and translators. Download as pdf file.

New issue of Translatio online!

Issue 2020-01 (February 2020) of Translatio has been published. You will find news from our Federation as well as from our member associations. Enjoy your reading!

GALA supports FIT’s position paper

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) has issued a statement supporting the position of FIT on relations between freelancers and translation companies. For more details on FIT’s position and role, review the FIT Position Paper on Relations Between Freelancers and Translation Companies here: FIT is seeking a dialogue with associations of translation companies at...

Season’s greetings

The President, the Council and the Secretariat wish you, your family and members of your association a joyful, peaceful festive season and a successful 2020.

Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Claudia Wolf (, designer of the winning entry in FIT’s annual ITD Poster Competition. Celebrating 2019, International Year of Indigenous Languages, this year’s competition saw a record number of highly creative entries, which made choosing a winner incredibly difficult. We hope you will join us in congratulating Claudia. Her ITD poster design will...