Call for trainee translators & interpreters – Model United Nations

%22NATO%22_(Pražský_studentský_summit,_2011)The Geneva International Model United Nations (GIMUN) 2014 Annual Conference (22-28 march 2014) is recruiting!

GIMUN is a fully student-run Non Governmental Organisation in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Its goal is to promote the ideals and principles of the United Nations among the youth – university students in particular. It seeks to provide young adults with a multilateral platform to discuss various global issues that are handled by the UN. The core event is the Annual MUN Conference, but other activities are organized throughout the year.

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The ten worst things a judge can do to a court interpreter

guest bookI just couldn’t resist inviting Tony Rosado onto the blog again (see below for more), with this fantastic post he has written about judges working with court interpreters. It’s also great advice for all those lawyers and judges reading who might not realize what they’re doing wrong! Tony blogs over at The Professional Interpreter in English and Spanish, and as well as being a qualified attorney, has been a freelance interpreter for almost 30 years. He runs Rosado Professional Solutions in Chicago.

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