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Day 1 | 20 April 2017

Time Presentations

8.15 a.m.

Registration of participants

9.15 a.m.

WELCOMING REMARKS
Catherine Pollard, Movses Abelian

9.30 - 10.30 a.m.

PRESENTATION OF REPORTS ON ACTIVITIES
9.30 a.m - 9.45 a.m.
    Summary of universities’ activities under the MoUs since the previous Conference
9.45 a.m - 10.15 a.m.
    United Nations reports on activities carried out under the outreach programme
10.15 - 10.30 a.m.
    Report of the Pan-African Masters Consortium in Interpretation and Translation (PAMCIT)












10.30 a.m.

Coffee break

11 -11.50 a.m.

UN LANGUAGE PROFESSIONALS IN ACTION

The challenges of editing and implications for training

12 p.m.

Presentation of DGACM translation tools

1 p.m.

Lunch break

2.15 – 4 p.m.

UN LANGUAGE PROFESSIONALS IN ACTION (continued)
2.15 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    The challenges of translation and implications for training
3 p.m. – 3.20 p.m.
    The challenges of précis-writing and implications for training
3.20 – 4 p.m.
    The challenges of interpretation and implications for training












  

4 p.m.

Coffee break

4.30 – 4.55 p.m.

Presentation of proofreading and verbatim reporting

5 - 6 p.m.

Guided tour of conference services and facilities

6.15 - 8 p.m.

Networking event (drinks and light snacks served)
    An opportunity for universities to meet with DGACM staff involved in outreach and training

Day 2 | 21 April 2017

Time Presentations

9 - 10.30 a.m.

UN EDITORS, TRANSLATORS, PRÉCIS-WRITERS, PRODUCTION EDITORS AND VERBATIM REPORTERS - WHAT'S NEXT?

10.30 a.m.

Coffee break

11 – 12.30 p.m.

UN INTERPRETERS - WHAT'S NEXT?

12.30 p.m.

Lunch break

1.45 – 3 p.m.

THE MOU NETWORK, THE NEXT 10 YEARS

Discussion and finalization of the outcome document

3 p.m.

Coffee break

3.30 – 4.30 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ACADEMIA – PARTNERS IN SUSTAINING MULTILINGUALISM IN THE SERVICE OF PEACE, DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Panel discussion with Representatives of Members States and UN Senior Officials

4.30 – 6 p.m.

ST. JEROME TRANSLATION CONTEST AWARD CEREMONY

6.30 – 8.00 p.m.

Cocktail reception