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Cyprus is ready for the Presidency of the Council

Marco Benedetti, the European Commission's Director General for Interpretation, visited Cyprus on 19-21 March. He met with the European Union Division of the Foreign Ministry in order to discuss the details of Presidency meeting planning and sign a service level agreement...

Marco Benedetti, the European Commission's Director General for Interpretation, visited Cyprus on 19-21 March. He met with the European Union Division of the Foreign Ministry in order to discuss the details of Presidency meeting planning and sign a service level agreement on the provision of interpretation for the first Cypriot Presidency of the Council July-December 2012.

Marco Benedetti said: "I am confident and I wish you a very successful Presidency, which is a first for you. We invest a lot of energy and resources in preparation of the presidencies."

The Director General also met with the Ministry of Education and Culture where he discussed interpreter training and the possibilities of reviving a conference interpreter training course at the University of Cyprus.

During the visit, Marco Benedetti gave extensive interviews to Cypriot press, among others to Cyprus Weekly pdf - 166 KB [166 KB] .

The European Commission's Representation in Cyprus is on Europaexternal link and on Facebookexternal link.


                  
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