E.U. Commission Looking for Highly-Qualified Translators
09/04/19 09:33 Archived in: General Information
The European Commission's Directorate-General for Translation (DG Translation) will launch a new call for tender for translation services in the second quarter of 2019.
Shame on you EU Commission!
27/06/16 20:19 Archived in: General Information
According to the Danish tabloid BT the EU Commission has as a consequence of the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union decided to drop English as a working language of the commission (link to the article in Danish). Read More...
European Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity
24/09/14 11:22 Archived in: Press Releases | General Information
The European Commission has recently unveiled the composition of the new team and the new portfolios assigned to the 28 Commissioners. The NPLD is disappointed to see that multilingualism has not been assigned any specific portfolio and wishes to note the decreasing importance languages have had over the past few years, going from a Commissioner for Multilingualism (Leonard Orban, 2007-2010), to a Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth (Androulla Vassiliou, 2010-2014), to no Commissioner in charge of the multilingualism portfolio. Read More...
European Language Label Award 2012
23/02/12 11:39 Archived in: General Information
The European Language Label is a European Commission initiative which recognises creative and inventive projects to improve the quality of language teaching and learning. Language projects from any institution are welcome to apply. Projects should be innovative, effective and replicable. The priorities for 2012 are:
- Languages for Employability and Competitiveness
- Language Learning using New Technologies
- The Multilingual Classroom – enhancing language and intercultural learning