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EC - European Commission

Based in Brussels, the European Commission is the executive body of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and the general day-to-day running of the EU.

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UNO - United Nations Organisation

Founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries, committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

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ICTR

AIIC staff interpreters meet in Africa

For the first time in its history, the AIIC Staff Interpreters’ Committee held its annual meeting on the African continent. In September 2011, superb hosts at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda welcomed a large group of staff and freelance interpreters, including delegates from over ten organisations, to two days of productive meetings in Arusha, Tanzania. The theme of this year’s session was training. Opportunities and initiatives in member organisations were highlighted, and guest speaker Jibola Sofolahan provided an overview of activities on the African continent.

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Overview of organisations - 2010

Growing by leaps and bounds: the Staff Interpreters’ Committee extends its reach. The AIIC Staff Interpreters’ Committee annual meeting was marked by record-breaking attendance with strong participation of new members and freelance observers. Discussions in Brussels ranged from the need for solidarity with interpreters in conflict zones to the desire for better governance and communication across our professional association.

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