The United Nations Organisation (UN) has six official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. To promote multilingualism and the equal use of these six languages, the UN has decided to dedicate one day of the year to each of them.
Moving to a new country brings with it new challenges and obstacles, especially when it comes to learning a language. There are some who resent immigrants who do not learn the language of their adopted country.
The translation industry responds to changes in language, technology and societies. Translators and translation companies must react and adapt their services to the expectations of the customers in response to each development, to each paradigm shift.
The war in the Middle East continues to affect millions of people, causing many to flee their homes in search of a better life. Once again, 2016 was a year in which the international news was dominated by the refugee crisis.