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
Multilingual insights into translation, interpreting, and précis-writing careers at different United Nations offices can be found in this videogallery.
Job descriptions for these careers – and more, such as copy preparers, reference assistants and terminologists – can be found under the “Careers” tab, while the tab “eLibrary” contains “Useful links”.
The United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) in New York, USA is offering 13 internships: translation into Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish, German and Arabic; as well as verbatim reporting, editing, and knowledge management.
The United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (UNAKRT) is seeking a Consultant Language Reviewer (French to English) to support the operation of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). The ECCC is a domestic court supported with international staff, established in accordance with Cambodian law.
Next year’s CIUTI forum (the International Standing Conference of University Institutes of Translating and Interpreting) will be held from Thursday 16 January 2014 to Friday 17 January 2014, at the United Nations, Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Within the setting of an annual conference, usually in Geneva, stakeholders in translator and interpreter (T&I) training, research, and practice are invited to discuss T&I-related problems and solutions, current trends, and anticipated developments.