AIIC events around the world - July

Photos from AIIC events, training sessions, seminars and get-togethers during July 2019

Photo credits: AIIC Advisory Board

Every month AIIC's regional bureaux, committees and groups host events and courses around the globe. Featured here are snapshots from some AIIC events during July.

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AIIC celebrates 50 years of the UN agreement 

On 12 July, in Geneva, AIIC held a reception on board the Bateau Genéve to mark the 50th anniversary of the AIIC-UN Agreement, during the Advisory Board and Executive Committee meetings. The event included the the launch of "Birth of a Profession", a collection of essays and biographies recounting the history of AIIC and professional interpreting. Speakers included former President Malick Sy, UN Geneva Chief Interpreter Marie Diur and AIIC History Group's Monique Ducroix

Advisory Board and ExCo meetings

From 11-14 July the AIIC Advisory Board (AB) and Executive Committee (ExCo) held their annual meetings in Geneva. AB members discussed a number of issues that are crucial to the future of the Association and the profession, including a possible revision of the AIIC Code of Ethics; the latest brand, visibility and outreach initiatives; social media; and research into acoustic shocks. A joint meeting of the AB with ExCo provided an opportunity for AB members to have an exchange of views and receive updates on topical issues, including the future AIIC IT landscape, and provide their input and discuss future collaboration and direction. 

All photos courtesy of the organisers 

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