UN General Assembly Resolution on the Role of Professional Translation

For all of us working to enhance the professionalisation of legal translation, and the recognition of the legal translator’s role, yesterday’s United Nations General Assembly Resolution on the role of professional translation in connecting nations and fostering peace, understanding and development is excellent news. Continue reading

Advertising campaign by translators’ professional body

This weekend I discovered that OTTIAQ, the Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec had run a large-scale advertising campaign. It is an order with a reserved title representing more than 2,100 members, all of whom are certified language professionals.

The campaign was aimed at Montreal’s business community and the general public. Continue reading