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.

 

Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Claudia Wolf (www.schoene-bilder-claudia-wolf.de), 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…

Lenguas 2019 International Forum

FIT President Kevin Quirk travelled to Mexico City to celebrate International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL) at Lenguas, the biennial conference jointly hosted by Interpret America and the Italia Morayta Foundation, whose focus this year was on indigenous languages. Mapuche poet and activist from Chile, Maria Teresa Panchillo, gave this year’s keynote address, championing the importance of indigenous languages and their survival. President Quirk joined a panel discussion with representatives from AIIC, GALA and Critical Link: Where to Now? Next Steps for Global Language Services.

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 2019.

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