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.
Years 2018 – 2022
|Training course dedicated to legal aspects conducted at the request of some institutions in the justice system. Guest lecturer: Mrs. Ana Constantinov, lawyer. Topics addressed: Obligations and rights of the translator in the court hearing; Translator's behavior in relations with the detained person and with the other parties to the trial; Peculiarities of the legal language in English and Romanian.
|Improving collaboration with the institutions in the justice system.
|December 14, 2018
Event carried out with the participation of Her Excellency Valeria Biagiotti, Italian Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova and with the support of Mrs.Ina Chetrean – Head of Interpreters, Translators and Authorized Administrators Service of the Ministry of Justice
Internal training. Promotion event.
Invited Guest: Union of Sworn Translators (UTA); freelance translators from the Republic of Moldova
March 17, 2018
|“Retreat”-type Event with the participation of Mr. Eduard Digore, lawyer. Topics discussed: Legislation under which the translator's activity falls. Ways of resolving work conflicts between the translator and the employer. Regulation of the activity of the self-employed.
|Better knowledge of the legislation of theRepublic of Moldova
|July 28, 2018
|Participation to the seminar conducted by the Asylum and Integration Directorate of the Migration and Asylum Bureau within the UNDP project "Quality Initiative in the Asylum Procedure". Visiting lecturer – Valerica Hamaould from Romania.
|Exchange of experience. The training was also attended by Mrs. Ina Chetrean - Head of Interpreters, Translators and Authorized Administrators Service of the Ministry of Justice
Mr. John Di Rico - sales and marketing manager of Wordfast.
Launce of a new, improved version of Wordfast Pro, version 5.13.
“Retreat”-type Event with the participation of Mr. Ion Stavila - Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova in the Republic of Estonia and Mrs.
Lucia Popovici - highly experienced translator from Iasi, Romania (about 15 translated books). Polirom Publishing House, Iași.
Promotion and exchange of experience aspects in the field of translation.
|July 20, 2019
|Event with the theme: "Philosophy of language or the absurdity of language" with the participation of Mrs. Maria Pilchin, writer and literary critic, lecturer at the Department of Universal Literature USM, and of Mr. Ivan Pilchin – known poet and translator.
Training event. Correct use of the Romanian language.
Event which took place within the City Library B.P. Hasdeu with an extensive participation of students from USM.
|11 November 2019
Launching event of the text book "In giro per l'Italia in 14 tappe"author: Lidia Cazacu – translator, member of ATP Moldova with the participation of her excellency Mrs. Valeria Biagiotti - Italian Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova.
Promotion event and exchange of experience. Translators from ATP Moldova, lecturers from USM and Creangă University, other professionals from the academic community participated.
Internal Training Event with the participation of Mr. Rusu Viorel - Master of Law, lecturer at USM. Topics:
Digital signature; Healthcare insurance; Social contribution;
Law on unique income tax; How to calculate and report the income tax, etc.
|Internal training. Better knowledge of the legislation of the Republic of Moldova.
Event organized via the Zoom platform "Meet a translator…"
Extended participation of translators from Chisinau and students of the Faculty of Modern Languages of the State University of Moldova.
|Association Promotion Event. Positive feedback from participants.
|September 30-October 13, 2020
Training course for translators and officials of the Linguistic Assistance Service of the External Relations Department of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova.
Lecturers: Eleonora Rusnac and Olesea Bodean, members of ATP Moldova
|Training event for state institutions. Promotion of ATP Moldova
May - June 2021
Communication with public institutions and international institutions.
- Presentation of information on the activity of ATP Moldova.
- Ministry of Justice: proposals for the elaboration of the justice sector reform strategy for 2011-2016
- Assistance in selecting a translator. (Chisinau City Hall, Balti Court of Appeal, Court of Comrat, other institutions).
|ATP Moldova Secretary
|Over the years - present
Collaboration with the USM.
International Colloquium "Langues en dialogue: traduire, enseigner, communiquer, promouvoir la diversité". Webinar for students of the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures of USM.
Interactive courses with students, conducted by Olesea Bodean V- Vozian, Eleonora Rusnac and Alina Abramovici
Invited lecturers from the ATP Moldova Eleonora Rusnac and Alina Abramovici
Periodically during the years 1918 – 2022
4th November, 2021
Tel. contact 069253549, Eleonora Rusnac