Multilingualism at the European Parliament
The Members of the European Parliament have the opportunity to express themselves in the language of their choice from the 24 official languages of the European Union.
Translators and interpreters are there to guarantee that their messages are properly understood.
11:30-12:15 Translation and interpretation: bringing the European Parliament closer to you
14:00-14:45 Translation and interpretation: bringing the European Parliament closer to you
15:00-15:30 Fun with words: hot new terms and tricky translations
15:45-16:15 Interpreters do it consecutively: demonstration and discussion of consecutive interpreting
16:30-17:00 Translation traineeships: experience the European Parliament for yourself
17:15-17:45 What's in a word? The do's and don'ts of working with interpretation
The European Parliament is the EU's law-making body. It is directly elected by EU voters every 5 years.More