The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Thursday, March 28, 2019

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation (2016/679) of 27 April 2016. It entered into force on 25 May 2018 and replaced the Data Protection Directive of 1995 (95/46/EC). It is useful to know how the data protection framework has been modified.

The 1st CEF eTranslation Conference – Enabling multilingualism with the help of CEF eTranslation and other innovative tools and services

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

 For public services and administrations all over Europe, information exchange across borders is not only vital, but also increasingly difficult due to the existence of language barriers. Therefore, the 1st CEF eTranslation Conference, which took place on 29 and 30 November 2018 at the Hilton Brussels Grand Place in Brussels was all about realising multilingualism in public services. Dedicated speakers from the European Commission,  leading scientists as well as language technology experts from all over Europe came together to share their know-how and their experiences, which lead to lively discussions and exchanges on the use, extension and integration of CEF eTranslation within European public services.

The Swedish Association of Professional Translators reports positively about the ELRC workshop in Stockholm

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Automated Translation platform of the European Union needs to be fed with big quantities of data to perform satisfactorily, especially regarding terminology. This is why the European Commission has started ELRC, an extensive initiative aimed at identifying and collecting language resources that are relevant for national public services, administrations and governmental institutions.

The First issue of ELRC Newsletter

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Welcome to the first edition of the ELRC Newsletter, which we hope will contain interesting information and useful resources for Institutions looking to engage further in ELRC activities and collaboration to facilitate quality of eTranslation for your language. We always welcome the opportunity to work more closely with the community; if at any stage you would like to discuss an opportunity please do not hesitate to contact ELRC consortium.


ELRC @Translation Europe Forum: Data sharing - a data market place?

Thursday, November 15, 2018

On 8-9 November 2018, the 5th edition of the Translating Europe Forum took place in Brussels. Overall, around 500 language professionals from the language industry, academia and the public sector gathered and critically discussed the role of translation in the age of data. Many more participants followed the event online via live web stream.