Updated: 07/07/2019

Certificate Ceremony of the Directorate for EU Affairs 2019 Young Translators Contest will be held on 8 July


The ninth Young Translators Contest was held on 6 April 2019 by the Directorate for EU Affairs in Istanbul. Successful contestants will be awarded their certificates in a ceremony to be organized with the participation of EU Embassies on 8 July 2019, at 02.00 p.m. The contest aims to increase awareness regarding the European Union (EU) accession process and to contribute to the training of translators in this field.

Out of 92 students from 25 universities; 56 competed in English, 20 in German and 16 in French language categories. During the contest, the students translated an EU text into Turkish.

Winners will also be awarded with a study visit to the translation units of the EU institutions in Brussels.


8 July 2019 Ceremony Programme

Venue: Directorate for EU Affairs (Meeting Room 1-2) /Ankara  

01:45 - 02:00 Welcome 

02:00 - 02:15  Inauguration speech of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs Ambassador Faruk KAYMAKCI 

02:15 - 02:30 Speech of the Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey, Ambassador Christian BERGER

02:30 - 02:40 Certificate ceremony

02:40 - 02:50 Speech on behalf of successful contestants 

02:50 - 03:00 Family photo 

03:00 - 03:30  Official cocktail 

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