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Translation Portuguese to English of climate change video script

PNUMA Brazil

16 Nov 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
16 Nov 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
We are looking for 1 volunteer to translate 4 video scripts from Portuguese to English. Those videos were produced during a conference in Brasilia on Climate Change and Poverty Eradication, Human Development and People. Timeframe: Nov. 21-28 The assignment includes 2 short videos lasting approximately 2 minutes whose translation (written in a Word document) will be around 600-700 characters, and 2 other videos lasting nearly 4 minutes whose translation will be around 1300-1400 characters. - The volunteer will be contacted by the UN Environment Communication Office by e-mail. - It will be provided a link for download of all videos and a Word template with the transcription in Portuguese. - At the document, he/she needs to state who is saying what and needs to put time frame for each sentence. Example: 01:00 – (Peter) He says something here. 01:47 – (Simone) She says something here. - It will be given credit to the volunteer on the products that he/she helps to develop.
Translation and interpretation
The videos are the product of a series of strategic dialogues that aim to gather civil society, international organizations, government and academy to discuss the linkages between climate change and the integration of the environmental dimension on the international 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. Our mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
Volunteers: 1 needed
1-5 hours per week / 1 weeks
Candidate must have proven experience with English/Portuguese translation, ability to write well in Portuguese and English, and English must be the mother tongue (or similar level).
English, Portuguese

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