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ITD 2016: Connecting worlds, from your food to your feet

What do translators and interpreters do all day? They connect worlds, so people can understand and learn from each other, to benefit everyone. That’s the theme for International Translation Day 2016, which is this Friday. It’s easy to get involved and help the communities that need

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International Translation Day 2015: Translating for Refugees

Happy International Translation Day! This year’s theme is The changing face of translation and interpreting, celebrating the people “who make it possible for the world to be a global village”. Right now, the need is very concrete: translating and interpreting for

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International Translation Day 2014: Language Rights are Human Rights

There are still many places around the world where linguistic minorities are persecuted and do not have the same access to work, education, health care or justice. Where I was born, the original Welsh Language Act had been in force

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international translation day: beyond linguistic barriers – a united world

It’s the 22nd International Translation Day today. The Congolese member of the Federation of Interpreters and Translators chose the theme “Beyond Linguistic Barriers – A United World,” because the work of TTIs (translators, terminologists and interpreters) breaks down global barriers in

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