The EU Council's rotating presidency interpreter combines the eTranslation service - one of the key elements of the Connecting Europe Facility developed by the EC's Directorate-General for Translation
- with tools for translating the national languages aaof the rotating presidencies specially developed by the leading European technology a company in the field of language and translation services Tilde.
The European Commission, Directorate-General for Translation
(2012), in the document for the EMT strategy for 2012 and beyond, defines the second objective as "[to] acknowledge, recognise, and respond to changes in translation training imposed by technological and market developments" (p.
The European Commission appointed, on 11 July, Rytis Martikonis (Lithuanian) to the vacant post of director-general of its Directorate-General for Translation
. Martikonis will take up his duties formally on 1 September, although he is currently already acting director-general since February 2011.
One of the reasons why TermCoord (the Terminology Coordination Unit of the Directorate-General for Translation
of the European Parliament) was created in 2008 was to coordinate the activity of IATE.
Lonnroth served as the Director-General, Directorate-General for Translation
of the European Commission, the largest public language service in the world.
The need to update translator-training curricula to reflect current needs resulted in the official launch in 2009 of the European Master's in Translation (EMT) under the auspices of the EC Directorate-General for Translation
The Directorate-General for Translation
, DGT for short, is the largest single department in the European Commission.
Julian Thompson, the spokesperson for the Commission's directorate-general for translation
, refused to comment while the case was before the court.
More specifically, this applies to the Directorate-General for Translation
for work withaSociete Gosselies on the Systran software since January 2004 without their permission, thus violating their copyright and intellectual property.
Nearly 1,500 European students from 300 schools will take part in the European Commission's Juvenes Translatores' (young translators) contest organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Translation
on 14 November.
The Commission's Directorate-General for Translation
(DGT) estimates that it needs 65-70 translators per official language.