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Legal translation from English into Arabic

International Bridges to Justice

22 May 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
22 May 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Task
Background and objectives
Requirements
IBJ needs a variety of legal texts to be translated into Arabic. All communications between the volunteer and the organisation will be in English. Volunteers will be asked to translate short pieces of relevant legislation (4-20 pages), legal forms and scorecards (2-5 pages) and other relevant documents such as legal needs assessments and right awareness leaflets (2-10 pages). Texts will be assigned to volunteers depending on what is most urgent to IBJ at the moment that the volunteer responds to the offer. These documents facilitate communication between IBJ's Headquarters in Geneva and their staff working on country programs.
Translation
Translation and interpretation
In recognition of the fundamental principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Bridges to Justice (IBJ) is dedicated to protecting the basic legal rights of individuals in developing countries. Specifically, IBJ works to guarantee all citizens the right to competent legal representation, the right to be protected from cruel and unusual punishment, and the right to a fair trial.
Volunteers: 10 needed
6-10 hours per week / 2 weeks
Native command of Arabic, very good knowledge of English and strong legal background.
Syrian Arab Republic
English, Arabic

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