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.

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Translatio 2020-04 has been published

We are pleased to announce the publication of Translatio 2020-04.You will find news from our Federation as well as from our member associations. Enjoy your reading!

Winner of the ITD 2020 Poster Competition

DESIGN BY LIZA GUNENKO Finding the words for a world in crisis – Celebrating International Translation Day in 2020 The International Federation of Translators (FIT) proudly announces the WINNER of its annual poster competition commemorating International Translation Day (ITD) each 30 September. This year’s winning design was entered by Liza Gunenko, a 24-year-old designer with…

FIT and ACTI announce new dates for the XXII FIT World Congress in Varadero, Cuba

Following the recent postponement of the FIT XXII World Congress due to the worldwide spread of the coronavirus, FIT and ACTI are pleased to announce the new dates for the event, which will take place at the same venue, Meliá International Hotel in Varadero, Cuba. The FIT Statutory Congress will meet on Tuesday 30 November…

Finding ways to celebrate in times of crisis

Celebrate International Translation Day (ITD) 2020 with our winning poster design for this year’s ITD theme: Finding the words for a world in crisis. Our profession has been pivoting rapidly to keep up with changing realities and expectations, and the importance of our work to ensuring clear information reaches everyone and overcoming language barriers – both…

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!