CAS Humanitarian Interpreting 2020

Conflict and natural disasters know no linguistic boundaries. Ending a conflict and delivering emergency and humanitarian aid across language barriers represents a major challenge. This course builds the necessary knowledge and competencies for quality humanitarian interpreting responses.

Information

Period

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11 ECTS credits
100 Teaching hours
2-4 semesters

Language

English

Format

Distance learning

Contact

Barbara MOSER-MERCER
InZone/Global Studies Institute
+41 (0)22 379 82 91
Ian NEWTON
InZone/Global Studies Institute
+41 (0)22 379 32 17
barbara.moser(at)unige.ch

Registration

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Objectives

Enable humanitarian field interpreters to:

  • Acquire higher-level skills in interpreting
  • Meet the requirements of a variety of challenging humanitarian contexts
  • Plan and organize interpreting services in the field

Audience

Interpreter with experience in humanitarian interpreting
Interpreter who has completed the InZone Basic Course in humanitarian interpreting

Programme

5 modules:

  • Interpreting Skills
  • Interpreting Ethics
  • Core Humanitarian Competency (Core Skills)
  • International Humanitarian Law for Humanitarian Interpreters
  • Organization-specific module

Director(s)

Prof. Barbara MOSER-MERCER, InZone / Global Studies Institute (GSI), University of Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Sandra LANCOUD, University of Geneva

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