Legal Framework on Translation

One of the responsibilities of Ministry of European Integration deriving from Decision No. 6/121 dated 22.04.2010 on scope of MEI is also “Coordination  of translation of the EU Legislation into official languages of Republic of Kosovo”.

In this context, the process of translation of European Union legislation shall be regulated with the “Regulation on the Process of Translation of the European Union Legislation into Official Languages of the Republic of Kosovo” adopted during 11th meeting of the government, held on January 28, 2015, which aims to: define translation procedures, coordination of translation process, as well as unification of EU Acquis terminology in official languages of the Republic of Kosovo.

In regards to capacity building and cooperation in this field, Ministry of European Integration of the Republic of Kosovo and Ministry of European Integration of the Republic of Albania signed a cooperation agreement on establishing technical commissions on translation of EU legislation into Albanian language, and cooperation in the field of approximation of legislation, respectively on March 26, 2014, in Prishtina.

Also, Ministry of European Integration and University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, on March 13, 2015 signed a Cooperation Agreement in the field of translation of the EU Legislation.

In this light, this Cooperation Agreement envisages the establishment of cooperation between institutions through:
 
-    Training of the staff and students of Faculty of Philology in using translation software systems;

-    Admission of students to conduct internship within the Division of Translation and Terminology of Acquis, at the Ministry of European Integration; and

-    Cooperation in creating a database of terminology for translation by using various dictionaries and glossaries.
 

REGULATION (GRK) No. 02/2015 ON THE PROCESS OF TRANSLATION OF EU ACQUIS INTO OFFICIAL LANGUAGES OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOSOVOMEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN MINISTRY OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AND UNIVERSITY OF PRISHTINA - “HASAN PRISHTINA”COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN MINISTRY OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA AND MINISTRY OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO FOR ESTABLISHING THE TECHNICAL COMMISSION FOR TRANSLATING EU LEGISLATION INTO ALBANIAN LANGUAGE, AND COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF APPROXIMATION OF LEGISLATION
Minister Bekim Çollaku
Bekim Çollaku

KOSOVO IN UNESCO