Round table – Ethics of court interpreting, Syracuse, Sicily

syracuseAssITIG (Associazione Italiana Traduttori e Interpreti Giudiziari) is organizing a Round Table on the topic of “Ethics of court interpreting in judicial contexts” on 16th April 2016 at 10 am at the Law Courts of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy.

ASSITIG is organising this event together with the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Criminal Section of the Law Courts and the Bar of Syracuse, Italy. The event is open to everyone working in the Justice sector: Public Prosecutors, judges, counsels for the defence, lawyers, interpreters and translators.

“The identification of the problems which often occur, highlighted by feedback from a questionnaire given to Public Prosecutors and judges from the Criminal Section of the Court and lawyers, will be the focus for a joint formulation of common guidelines aimed at improving the efficient running of the Court’s work, as well as guaranteeing fair trials, the right to defence of suspects, defendants, victims and witnesses in accordance with the EU Directive 2010/64/EU, Directive 2012/29/EU and Directive 2012/13/EU.”

For further details in English see the EULITA website here, and for details in Italian as well as registration see the AssITIG website here.

The event is free of charge but registration is required.


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