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Clone English to Arabic translation of news stories and web content

UN DESA

23 Mar 2020 Apply now Share
23 Mar 2020 Apply now Share
Task
Background and objectives
Requirements
The task to translate news stories and web content highlighting the work of UN DESA within fields such as sustainable development, poverty reduction, population issues, economic analysis, trade data and the monitoring of the SDGs, relates to the goal of UN DESA to make all this information accessible in the six official languages of the UN, thereby enabling the world community to make informed decisions. DESA seeks the support of 2 online volunteers for translation. Each volunteer would be asked to translate one story per week from English to Arabic. Deadline would be 2-3 days. DESA will divide the work between the two translators, so that the workload will be approximately one translation per week. UN DESA will own the rights to the product but due credit will be awarded to the responsible online volunteers.
Translation
Translation and interpretation
UN DESA works to promote development for all, assisting countries in agenda-setting and decision-making with the goal of meeting their economic, social and environmental challenges. The department now seeks volunteers to assist with translations of information from English to Arabic on a regular basis. UN DESA’s goal is to make the information on the work of the department promoting development for all, accessible in all six official languages of the UN.
Volunteers: 2 needed
1-5 hours per week / 24 weeks
Arabic native speaker. UN DESA seeks online volunteers with high-level language skills in English. The volunteer should enjoy writing, be meticulous, accurate and flexible. Experience from working with professional translations is very much welcomed. Please upload your CV in your application.
Global
English, Arabic

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