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Translation : A Necessary Tool To Adapt To A Post-COVID World

The pandemic has forced people and organizations all over the world to rethink the way they interact and communicate. Social distancing and lockdowns are forcing us to rely more heavily
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Highlighting the Importance of Language in Fostering a Participatory Approach to Sustainable Development

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable development also known as Rio +12 highlighted the need for greater cooperation among international development stakeholders and recognized the role of language in fostering coordination.
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Visit With Our Arabic Team at Saint Joseph University

While on a personal visit to Lebanon, our Marketing Manager visited the School of Translators and Interpreters of Beirut (ETIB) at Saint Joseph University last month. In response to an
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Linguistic Debate Brings Different Meaning to International Women’s Day in France

Celebrated every year on March 8, International Women’s Day commemorates the movement for women’s rights. While this day is observed in a great number of countries worldwide, its meaning has
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Mitigating Translation Budgetary Constraints With Strategic Content Selection

While international development actors are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of multilingual communication, budgetary constraints often prevent them from making all the content they produce available multiple languages. In
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Having a Studious Summer? Plan Your Next Translation Project!

Summer tends to be the time when you decide to reorganize your files, and when you can finally work on the projects at the bottom of your priority list. Using
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Mozambique’s Independence Day: Key Data on the Use of Portuguese for Your Next Development Project

June 25 marked the 43rd anniversary of Mozambique’s independence. Geography and political context: Mozambique sits on the southeast coast of Africa with a population of about 28 million. After three
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Jean-Paul Dailly on the Role of Language in Development

On May 11, 2017 JPDS’s Founder and Vice President Jean-Paul Dailly participated in the two-day symposium organized by the Study Group on Language and the United Nations. Speaking to an audience composed of scholars, UN staff, and development professionals, Mr. Dailly highlighted the role of language in fostering participation and governance with a focus on French-speaking Africa. “While a lot of progress has been made
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