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EU Multilingualism and Translation - from policy to practice

Brussels, Belgium
15 to 19 October 2012
25 Science and research [16] (Complete),26 Education and culture (Complete)
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The participants are nominated by the respective ministry or national authority of the beneficiary country.

Part of series:                          Multi country



Aim of the Assistance

Multilingualism lies at the core of the European project. From the very beginning, Regulation 1/1958 set out the principle of the equality of the official languages of the European Communities. There are many facets to the policy for multilingualism: whether it is about supporting the principle of 1+2 (mother tongue and two foreign languages) in education, or the promotion of language skills for business purposes, the EU policy remains dedicated to the principle of equality and values the motto of "united in diversity". European Commission, taking account of the experience with the last waves of enlargement, has a particular interest in recruiting well-trained translators from the national community of translators in the Member States. The event is addressing participants coming from IPA countries: Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Turkey, Iceland and Kosovo.

Proposed action

5 day event in Brussels

Target Audience

Several groups of actors are targeted: universities, associations of translators, and other stakeholders.

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Document Day 1 - Charles Gittins.pps
Document Day 1 - Johan Haggman.ppt
Document Day 1 - Magnus Nohl-Ellers.ppt
Document Day 1 - Urve Laas - full.ppt
Document Day 2 - Francisco de Vicente.pps
Document Day 2 - Paraskevi Chavaki.ppt
Document Day 3 - Bertolini.doc
Document Day 3 - Fuhrmann.ppt
Document Day 3 - Vihonen.ppt

Ms Mette Aarslew-Jensen


., Danish Authorised Translators and Interpreters (DT)

Document Day 3 - Mette Aarslew_DK.doc

Ms Françoise Bajon

President / General Manager

., ELIA / Version internationale

Document Day 3 - Bajon - ELIA Presentation.ppt

Ms Anu Carnegie-Brown

Operations Manager

., Sandberg Translation Partners Ltd

Document Day 4 - Carnegie Brown - Mind the gap.ppt

Mr Yves Gambier


., University of Turku / Turun Yliopisto

Document Day 3 - Yves Gambier.ppt

Mr Daniel Gouadec

Emeritus professor

., UR2 retired

Document Day 3 - Gouadec.ppt

Ms Anca Greere

Director of European Master’s Programme

., Babes-Bolyai University

Document Day 3 - Greere.pdf
Document Day 4 - Greere - Agora.pdf

Ms Liese Katschinka


., EULITA (European Legal Interpreters and Translators Ass.)

Document Day 3 - Liese Katschinka.ppt

Ms Dorothy Kenny

Senior Lecturer

., Dublin University

Document Day 4 - Kenny.pdf

Ms Nike Kocijančič Pokorn


Department of Sociology, University of Ljubljana

Document Day 3 - Nike Pokorn.ppt

Mr Hendrik Kockaert

Associate Professor

., Lessius Antwerpen/KU Leuven University

Document Day 4 - Kockaert - Qualetra.ppt
Document Day 4 - Kockaert - TransCert.ppt

Ms Nijole Maskaliuniene


., Vilnius University

Document Day 4 - Maskaliuniene.doc

Ms Aleksandra Niemirycz


., Association of Polish Translators and Interpreters

Document Day 3 - Aleksanra Niemirycz.ppt

Ms Christina Schaeffner

Professor of Translation Studies

., Aston University

Document Day 4 - Schaeffner.ppt