Chinese Interpreters at the United Nations: Their Routines, Subject Areas, and Coping Strategies

17 Dec 2020 07.00 PM - 10.00 PM Alumni, Current Students, Public
Organised by:
MTI Programme Office

Speaker: Prof Li Zhengren 李郑仁教授

- Professor and Executive Dean of the Graduate Institute of Interpretation and Translation, Shanghai International Studies University
- Former Chief of the Interpretation Service, the UN Office at Geneva


Working as an interpreter can be challenging, especially for international organisations such as the United Nations (UN) and World Health Organisation (WHO). This talk will give the audience a general introduction of the Chinese interpreters at the UN, the recruitment criteria, their routines, subject areas and coping strategies in both directions.