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Petition to UN to protect translators and interpreters

Dear Members of FIT, 

A strong profession has joined forces to ensure the protection of translators and interpreters in conflict zones. FIT, RedT, AIIC, IAPTI, CLI and WASLI  ask you to sign the petition to urge the UN to adapt a resolution as a first step toward ensuring our protection under international law also mandating member states to prosecute crimes perpetrated against us.

Please sign this petition and let the UN know that the time to protect translators and interpreters is now!

https://www.change.org/p/urge-the-un-to-protect-translators-and-interpreters-worldwide  

Today almost 44.000 signatures – let’s make it 50.000!   


Aux membres de la FIT!

Notre profession se mobilise vigoureusement pour assurer la protection des traducteurs et des interprètes dans les zones de conflit. La FIT, RedT, l’AIIC, l’IAPTI, CLI et la WASLI vous demandent de signer une pétition exhortant l’ONU à adopter une résolution nous assurant un début de protection en vertu du droit international et donnant mandat aux États membres de juger les crimes commis contre nous. 

Veuillez signer cette pétition pour faire savoir à l’ONU que le temps est venu de protéger les traducteurs et les interprètes!

https://www.change.org/p/urge-the-un-to-protect-translators-and-interpreters-worldwide  

Maintenant plus que 43,800 signatures!

Meilleures salutations/Best regards,

Kevin M.J. Quirk
+47 9765 1000
FIT President
FIT Investment Task Force - Member
FIT Digital Communications Task Force - Co-chair
FIT Literary Translation and Copyright Task Force - Chair
www-fit-ift.org

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