Genoveva Ruiz Calavera Is the European Commission’s New Chief Interpreter – via slator.com

Genoveva “Veva” Ruiz Calavera became the Director General of the DG SCIC on April 1, 2021. The search for the new head of the Directorate General for Interpretation at the European Commission (a.k.a DG SCIC, its French initialization) officially began in September 2020 after former chief Florika Fink-Hooijer stepped down.In...

A Year After Covid, Belgian Interpreters Continue to Reel From Lost Income – via slator.com

The twin blows of Covid and the seasonality of work to begin with have severely affected the livelihood of conference interpreters, according to the latest annual report released by the Belgian Chamber of Translators and Interpreters (CBTI-BKVT). Published on March 17, 2021 in French and Dutch, the report highlighted the...