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29 September 2022
Palais des Nations
Europe/Zurich timezone

International Translation Day

The Future of Translation : A bridge between tradition & innovation

Thursday September 29 from 4.00 to 5.30 p.m. - Library Events Room (B.135, 1st floor, B Building, Palais des Nations

The Division of Conference Management (DCM) and the Knowledge and Learning Commons (KLC) welcome UN staff and external audiences to an ad-hoc session to raise awareness on the key challenges and evolution of translation and to examine the innovations in the sector, such as machine translation. The event will make specific use of the findings from the academic field, the innovations of the scientific community and the experience gained at the Languages Service at the United Nations. 

Specifically, the session is intended to enhance understanding on: 

  • How our culture influences our way to translate 

  • The challenges in the translation process to achieve accuracy  

  • How AI techniques facilitate the work of language professionals   

  • How UN translation has evolved in the last 30 years 

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
B/01-135 - B-1-135 - Library

Please be reminded that masks during the event are mandatory.