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Inttranews Included in UNESCO Information For All Success Stories


Paris, France, February 07, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Only 4 years after its launch, fully designed, developed and financed in-house, Inttranews™ is now the leading news site for interpreters and translators, with more than 50,000 readers each month in 114 countries.

The service is syndicated, free of charge, by professional associations, university faculties and institutions in over 30 countries, including the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS), and the International Federation of Translators (FIT). The basic service, which is available in English, French and Spanish, is free of charge.

The interest of the service is that it enables all kinds of interpreters and translators in every field, whether trainee or professional, to keep track each day of all the events and issues of interest or concern to languages and linguists worldwide. A major focus of the news service is on efforts to preserve linguistic diversity. For research and training purposes, Inttranews now has some 28,000 reports in its archives.

The quality and success of the service is due to the use of state-of-the-art search technology combined with human editors to sort reports for genuine interest. The same search technology can be applied in twenty other languages.

Unlike many other news sites, only short excerpts from news items are published, to protect the copyright of the authors, and an HTML link to the source sites is systematically included, thereby driving traffic to them.

For further information, please visit:
http://www.unesco-ci.org/cgi-bin/ifapstories/page.cgi?g=;d=1
www.inttranews.net

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The aim of UNESCO's Information For All Programme is to promote good practices in using information for development in all parts of the world. The stories collected in this open platform will provide practical examples that they believe will inspire others and raise the visibility of the critically important role that information plays in development.

Inttranews™ is the official news site of the Inttranet™ (www.inttra.net), the global network of professional interpreters and translators, and is read every month by more than 50,000 linguists in 114 countries in international institutions, university departments, professional associations, translation services and companies.

Media Contact:
Malcolm Duff
Chief Editor
malcolm-duff [a] inttra.net

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Malcolm Duff
0033 235 59 97 70
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