Speech repository of the European Commission

The Speech Repository is an e-learning tool developed by the Directorate-General Interpretation at the European Commission, to help improve the quality of conference interpreter training.

It is a vast collection of speeches, on a wide range of subjects and with different styles, and contains real-life examples which have been collected from national institutions and international organisations. Continue reading

All about interpreting and translating for Europe

The Interinstitutional Committee for Translation and Interpretation, the forum for cooperation between the language services of the European Union institutions and bodies, has recently published an updated 24-page guide entitled “Interpreting and translating for Europe“.

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Annual report on EU translation

The Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union recently published its “Highlights of the Year” for 2016.

The 40-page report includes key figures about activities – translation, revision, editing, subtitling, and term lists – as well as information about the Centre’s clients, inter-institutional cooperation, external outreach and communication.  Continue reading

Report on European judicial systems

european-judicial-systems-edition-2016-2014-data-efficiency-and-quality-of-justiceThe 2016 edition of the report European Judicial Systems: Efficiency and Quality of Justice has just been published by the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ).

It evaluates the functioning of judicial systems in 45 Council of Europe Member States as well as in Israel, an observer state, and continues a process carried out since 2002, focusing on main indicators.

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Translating Europe Forum 2016, Brussels

logo-ce-horizontal-en-quadri-lrThe third edition of the Translating Europe Forum is taking place in Brussels on 27-28 October 2016.

Each year, the Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission organises one or two days to gather translation stakeholders, discuss topics of common interest and stimulate cooperation across the EU and beyond.

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