Technical Assistance for Strengthening the Capacity of the Translation Coordination Unit in Turkey

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows:

·           To increase the quality, consistency and amount of legislation translated and revised by the Translation Co-ordination Unit;

·           To gradually reduce and eliminate the backlog in translating and revising the legislative texts

·           To increase the number of experts highly qualified and able to perform consistent revisions of the translations and to support Turkey’s accession process and its relations with the European Institutions throughout and after accession. 

The purpose of this contract is to develop and strengthen the institutional capacity of the TCU, in particular,

·           Developing systems for enhancing the quality and consistency of translated texts and terminology;

·           Preparation work for increasing the quantity of translated texts in the future;

·           Providing easy access of all stakeholders to the translations and terminology,

·           Sustainable management of the acquis translation process in view of implementation, development and maintenance of adequate automation processes in the TCU to meet the EU standards for efficiency.

Result 1    Systems developed for enhancing the quality and consistency of translated texts and terminology  
Result 2    IT and databases 
Result 3    Training and development  
Result 4    Systems developed for enhancing the quality and consistency of translated texts and terminology
  
Result 5    TCU Administrative structures and procedures 
Result 6    Training and development   


Country: 
Turkey
Region: 
Mediterranean Countries
Area of competence: 
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REFORM > Policy Institutional development > Training of civil servants > Support to EC related Institutions
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REFORM > Policy Institutional development > Training of civil servants > Support to EC related Institutions
Donor organisation: 
European Commission
Start of project: 
December, 2007
Type: 
Technical Assistance