Conference – EULITA General Assembly, Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg, Guy Moll

The European Legal Interpreters and Translators Association (EULITA) is organising its Sixth General Assembly and pre-Assembly conference at the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France from 8-9 April 2016.

Preliminary Programme

Friday, 8 April 2016


  • Translating at the European Court of Human Rights
Different perspectives on the work of the European Court of Human Rights


Interpreting at the Council of Europe
  • Different perspectives of the work of the Council of Europe,
Presentation of the results of the Fundamental Rights Agency survey on the transposition of Directive 2010/64/EU

Saturday 9 April 2016


  • CRETA (Chambre Régionale des Experts Traducteurs Assermentés d’Alsace) on the national LIT situation
Aspects of French judicial procedures,
  • Workshop: Are legal interpreters linguistic experts? Sachverständiger, expert witness, expert – Different roles or one function?
  • JUSTISIGNS – Presentation of a project on sign-language interpreting for the police
  • EULITA Academy – Preparing the transition
  • The Making of EULITA, followed by general discussion
  • 4pm-6pm Sixth General Assembly of EULITA (for EULITA members only)


For the full preliminary programme and practical information click here, and for updates please check directly with the EULITA website, The conference fee includes visits to the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe.


Credit: Illustration by Guy Moll

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