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I'm an Spanish-Persian, English-Persian interpreter in Iran. I have worked as freelancer and staff interpreter for about 3 years. I have enough experience in interpreting Spanish, English, Persian and Arabic; and I also have academic degree from all the languages above (110 on iBT, C2 on DELE, etc). The thing is I don't really know how to get in UN or EU as a freelancer. If anyone have an answer, please respond.

Thank u all!

asked 15 Sep '14, 04:44

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For the EU: You need to fill out a registration form online

You also might want to get in touch with the Heads of the English and Spanish booth to inquire whether there is a predictable need for your languages and get a rough idea if/when you're likely to be invited for a test. Google should provide you with their contact information.

For the UN: It seems you can't be accredited with a different A language that the official UN languages.

Q: What do delegates of the member states do if they wish to speak a language other than a United Nations official language?

A: If a delegate or a head of state wishes to speak a language other than one of the United Nations six official languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish - he or she must make necessary arrangements for that language to be interpreted into one of the official languages, usually by bringing their own interpreter.


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answered 15 Sep '14, 06:46

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