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German-Russian translation of the project evaluation

UNHCR Regional Protection Support Unit (RPSU) for Eastern Europe

27 Nov 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
27 Nov 2017 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
We seek UN Online Volunteers to translate and proofread the document from German to Russian of the project evaluation (138 pages). Time and duration of the assignment was set approximately and should be discussed separately. The communication will be done through e-mail. Selected volunteers will share the translation work and one volunteer will be tasked to proofread. Due credits will be given to contributing volunteers on the final product.
Translation and interpretation
The Quality Initiative in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus (QIEE) project is implemented by UNHCR for first instance decision-makers, judges involved in asylum-related cases and the border guards from the participating countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).
Volunteers: 4 needed
6-10 hours per week / 6 weeks
Fluent in German and Russian. Experience translating required. Knowledge of the International Protection terminology would be an asset. Please upload your CV in English in your application. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to translate a paragraph as part of the selection process.
German, Russian

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