How two EU Institutions Treat Contract Interpreters Differently

As the Covid-19 pandemic is in full swing on a second wave in Europe, two European Union institutions have decided on different approaches in their handling of long-term contracts with the auxiliary conference interpreters (ACIs). The European Commission (EC) has decided to stop canceling long-term ACI contracts from September to December 2020, sources close to the matter told Slator. On the other hand, the European Parliament has decided to proceed with the cancelation of contracts on a rolling basis, applicable to 2019 long-term ACI contracts. You can read the whole article…

SDL & Women in Localization Campaign to Promote Mental Health During COVID-19

SDL, through its Platinum sponsorship of Women in Localization, will host a series of events through the SDL Women’s Forum alongside Women in Localization’s own events and local in-country Chapters, to encourage colleagues and members of the community to share their feelings and how they’re coping with working from home on a permanent basis. Read more on Slator’s website, on Women in Localization’s site, as well as on SDL’s own site.

Traineeships in TermCoord


The role of the Terminology Coordination Unit (TermCoord) of the Directorate General for Translation is to support the translation units’ terminology work, to carry out terminology management at a central level, to create, collect resources and to represent the European Parliament in interinstitutional and external cooperation on terminology. TermCoord offers traineeships in the fields of terminology (2 positions) and Communication (2 positions). You can find more details in the following PDF. The terminology traineeship is recommended for candidates with experience and/or interest in terminology research and management, linguistics and linguistic…

[Ανακοίνωση] 2ο πρόγραμμα αρωγής συγγραφέων λογοτεχνικών έργων

ΟΣΔΕΛ Λογότυπο

O ΟΣΔΕΛ, λαμβάνοντας υπόψη τις συνέπειες της υγειονομικής κρίσης, που έπληξε με ιδιαίτερη σφοδρότητα τον χώρο των δημιουργών, αποφάσισε να επισπεύσει και να διευρύνει το Β’ Πρόγραμμα Οικονομικής Αρωγής. Συγκεκριμένα, για τους συγγραφείς λογοτεχνικών έργων στο πλαίσιο του Β’ Προγράμματος Αρωγής τουΟΣΔΕΛ, θα διατεθούν 50.000 ευρώ ως έκτακτη διανομή με κοινωνικά κριτήρια (αρ.6Κανονισμού διανομής). Το διατεθέν ποσό προέρχεται από διανεμηθέντα δικαιώματα του ΟΣΔΕΛ τα οποία δεν εισπράχθηκαν από τους δικαιούχους και παραγράφηκαν μετά την παρέλευση 10 ετών σύμφωνα με τον ν. 4481/2017. Αιτήσεις θα υποβάλλονται από τη Δευτέρα 11/05/2020 έως…