When crisis hits – communication is key
Deployed for the first time in 2015 to respond to the refugee crisis in Greece, the Translators without Borders ArabicRead more.
Translation: hope during times of crisis
In 1922 Charoula Samara’s grandparents fled their home country and arrived as refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos. CharoulaRead more.
Bringing down the language barriers in Nigeria
In November 2014, when Boko Haram forces occupied the north-eastern Nigerian border town of Damasak, in Borno State, the populationRead more.
We can be heroes!
“It is very nice being a small part of TWB’s humanitarian efforts worldwide.” The skills that Jacek Sierakowski, MD, bringsRead more.
Making sense in difficult times
Happy and carefree. Two words many of us use to describe our childhood. Sadly, these aren’t universal descriptors of childhood.Read more.
This is no ordinary translation; this can save lives.
FOLLOW US ON OUR JOURNEY TO SCALE UP REMOTE CRISIS RESPONSE LANGUAGE SERVICES. Refugees and migrants arriving in Europe needRead more.
What you didn’t know about languages that matter in the European refugee crisis
In April 2017, Translators without Borders carried out a study to analyze what might be causing the language and communication barriersRead more.
The voice of the vulnerable: A special kind of courage
Celebrating the humanitarian interpreter on World Refugee Day Imagine it is your sole responsibility to ensure that a vulnerable person’sRead more.
Geospatial analyst by day; Humanitarian at heart
It was the TEDx talk Ebola: a crisis of language given by Rebecca Petras (Deputy Director of Translators without Borders),Read more.
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
At Translators without Borders (TWB), we believe that language is an important demonstration of culture. As an organization, we encourage and celebrate cultural diversity.Read more.