The new PEM continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme changes structure and roadmap and develops partnerships with Greek Universities for 2021. There will be a transition period for 2020, with four Open Days. [The rest of this news article is only...
The President of the International Federation of Translators (FIT) Kevin Quirk sent a message to all the translators, terminologists and interpreters on the occasion of the International Translation Day.
On Wednesday 30 September 2020 we are hosting an online event on “The language professions in the time of the COVID-19” to celebrate the International Translation Day. The event is open to all.
FIT’s online magazine Translatio featured an article by the Vice President of PEM, Vicky Ghionis, on the Greek Association’s actions and initiatives during the coronavirus pandemic.
PEM members Vilelmini Sosoni and John O’Shea published an article on the Taylor and Francis Journal regarding the translation of Property Law terms.
PEM lodged a formal objection to the tender for interpreting services issued by the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR) and sent a letter of complaint to the IAPR Governor.
The annual General Meeting of PEM members was held exclusively online on Sunday 31 May 2020. Members voted for the new PEM Board, Disciplinary Board and Audit Committee digitally.
The annual General Meeting of PEM members will be held on Sunday 31 May 2020 at 09:30, exclusively via teleconference, with the members attending, speaking and voting online.
The Ionian University Higher Education Internship Department is inviting interested undergraduate students to apply for an internship position for the 2019-20 academic year.
On 1 May, the online edition of Greek newspaper Proto Thema featured an article on court interpreting by PEM President Fotis Fotopoulos and member Maria Xanthopoulou.
The International Federation of Translators has announced that it has postponed the XXII FIT World Congress in Varadero, Cuba for one year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Vice President of the Panhellenic Association of Translators, Evdoxia Renta, gave an interview about PEM to the 6-monthly magazine published by Asetrad, the Spanish Association of Translators, Editors and Interpreters.
The online conference on “Coronavirus: The Day After” held by the Panhellenic Association of Translators on 10 April 2020 was very successful based on the emerging statistics and key points.
Four members of the Panhellenic Association of Translators have been selected to speak at the international conferences BP20 Conference and Elia Together, which being held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Panhellenic Association of Translators has compiled and presents to you a brief glossary with the key terms about the coronavirus and COVID-19.
The Panhellenic Association of Translators has issued a useful Guide regarding the assistance provided by the Greek state to language professionals due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Panhellenic Association of Translators is honouring the healthcare professionals of Greece and every country of the globe, who work hard and relentlessly to treat and heal every one of us.
On Friday 10 April 2020 we are hosting an online conference for PEM members on “Coronavirus: The Day After?” Join us for a live discussion on the future of our industry following the COVID-19 pandemic.
You have until 9 April to participate in the ECB tender procedure for the awarding of 8 non-exclusive framework contracts to legal translation services suppliers.
You have until 5 May to participate through EPSO in the Court of Justice of the European Union tender procedure for drawing up a reserve list of 15 Greek-language lawyer-linguists.
The Panhellenic Association of Translators (PEM) has collected and listed all the services available through the Greek Ministry of Digital Governance online portal for everyday use by language professionals.
Following the recent pandemic, PEM established a COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre, aiming to ensure the business continuity of the PEM office and the uninterrupted provision of services to our members.
As of 13 March, we have put in place PEM’s business continuity plan, taking our office activities online, and adopting measures to protect our personnel, the BoD members and our suppliers.
View the Business Activity Codes (KAD) affected by the coronavirus pandemic. This is a dynamic list, subject to changes in accordance with relevant Ministerial Decisions issued during the crisis.
Freelance professionals have until Friday 13 March 2020 to choose their desired insurance class through the Unified Social Security Institution (EFKA) e-platform.
The first nationwide tests for PEM’s new innovative interpreter / translator finder mobile app took place in Kalamata, Greece.
Incidents of illegal use of the PEM membership stamp and member status have been noted recently. PEM will take all appropriate measures to safeguard the integrity of the member status.
PEM’s Extraordinary General Meeting on 26 January 2020 approved the overall proposal on how official translations and interpreting in Greece should be radically reformed. The proposal will soon be submitted to the public authorities and concerns all Greek-speaking translators and interpreters.
On 26 January 2020, the Panhellenic Association of Translators (PEM) issued a resolution of solidarity for Dutch translators and interpreters, who have been abstaining from their normal duties in public services.
On Sunday 26 January 2020, we invite you to the Extraordinary General Meeting of PEM at The Athenian Callirhoe to discuss the legal equivalency of our stamp, i.e. the equal regulation of the official translation and court interpreting system in Greece.
The Department of Translation Studies of the School of French, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Hellenic Society for Translation Studies are organising the 7th Meeting of Greek-speaking Translation Studies Scholars on 29 and 30 May 2020.
The 1st FIT Forum for the presidents of its member associations was organised by the International Federation of Translators (FIT) in Vienna on 6 October 2019. PEM was represented by Fotis Fotopoulos, PEM’s President.
On 30 September 2019, International Translation Day, Katerina Kravva, PEM’s Treasurer, gave an interview to TV 100 channel about PEM’s upcoming bill proposal.
The event for the International Translation Day organised by the Panhellenic Association of Translators and the meta|φραση School of Translator Training was successfully held at the National Hellenic Research Foundation on 28 September 2019.
On Saturday 28 September 2019, Professor G. Babiniotis will be one of the speakers at the event co-hosted by the Panhellenic Association of Translations at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, in celebration of the International Translation Day.
The new cycle of the PEM continuing professional development (CPD) programme is starting on 25 September, featuring leading professionals in translation, interpreting and other fields as instructors. Download the programme today and register for the seminars that interest you.
The Panhellenic Association of Translators (PEM) is turning a new page, updating its online profile. With its modern design and fresh content, our new website offers a pleasant browsing experience to PEM members and non-members alike.
Join in the celebrations for the International Translation Day 2019 along with PEM and the meta|φραση School of Translator Training, at the auditorium of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, on Saturday 28 September 2019, at 5pm.
PEM welcomed popular writer August Corteau at this year’s Thessaloniki International Book Fair, on Saturday 11/05/2019. Auguste Corteau talked about his new translation project, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.
PEM welcomes popular writer Auguste Corteau and Dr Stavroula Sokoli, Professor of Translation Studies and “high priestess of subtitling”, on the occasion of the 16th Thessaloniki International Book Fair.
The annual General Meeting of the Panhellenic Association of Translators will be held on Friday 29 March (6-9pm) and Saturday 30 March (10am-2pm) at the Holiday Inn Hotel, 8 Monastiriou Street, Thessaloniki.
The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have adopted Regulation 2016/1191, which streamlines the process for submitting certain public documents within the EU; as a result, a significant number of documents concerning citizens do not need to be translated.
Translation and interpreting: key tools for tackling the crisis. On 07/05/2018, the Panhellenic Association of Translators gave a press conference to the Greek media at the ESIEMTH hall in Thessaloniki and presented its social action.
On Sunday 6 May 2018, PEM invites you to a discussion on the translation of non-fiction books from languages of limited diffusion in the digital era, on the occasion of the Thessaloniki International Book Fair.
PEM invites you to the Thessaloniki Open Day 2018 on Saturday 5 May, 3-5pm, at Zioga Cafe. The event is open to all, PEM members and non. Come meet us, to discuss hot topics concerning our field.
The Kalamata School of Tourism will work together with PEM on the occasion of the 7th Kalamata School of Tourism event, scheduled to be held on 20-22 November 2017.
The Panhellenic Association of Translators and the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation & Interpreting of the Ionian University break new ground by co-hosting the 1st Conference for Professional Translators and Interpreters on 30/09/2017 and 01/10/2017.