The Association of Professional Translators of Moldova (ATP Moldova) is a non-profit non-governmental organization founded in January 1998. ATP Moldova's main goal is to ensure communication and cooperation among the members of the professional community with a view to promote high quality translation and interpreting services both in Moldova and abroad.
In accordance with its mission, the Association of Professional Translators of Moldova (ATP) is the agent of the interpreter/translator profession in Moldova and abroad; ATP Moldova organizes workshops and trainings as part of the continual efforts to provide lifelong learning opportunities, provides consulting and referral services to interested persons and organizations. Key activities of ATP Moldova include, among others, training of aspiring interpreters and translators and organization of events to facilitate communication and exchange of experience with other stakeholders.
This year, 2017, the Association of Professional Translators of Moldova (ATP Moldova) celebrated the International Translation Day in an extended format, that is, with an invitation of all active translators of the country, including the ones of the Union of Authorised Translators (ATU). The event was organized within the premises of the Ministry of Justice with the support of the Service for certified interpreters, translators and administrators, represented by Ms Ina Chetrean - Head of the Service. The special guests of the event were Vlad Pohila - distinguished linguist, writer and journalist, and Valentin Reabtov - translator and interpreter on the staff of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova. The event was attended by many fellow translators and interpreters, freelancers both members of ATP Moldova and of different translation companies.