Translation and Diplomacy | One Hour Translation Blog

Translation and Diplomacy | One Hour Translation Blog
By Donna J. Jodhan

 
I’ll keep my blog today as brief as I can because I do not think that I will have to say too much because many of you already know much about this particular topic.  When it comes to naming the five major languages being used in the diplomatic circles, guess what they are?  Yes, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.  These are all in alphabetic order. 
 
We have to thank the United Nations for this ranking because it is because of this agency that the tone has been set for what languages are being used in diplomatic circles.  So for you budding United Nations translators and interpreters, please take note.  I am going to leave you with an excellent reference to check out.  Please see below.
 
Translation and Diplomacy | One Hour Translation Blog
By Matt Moore
But in the 20th century English emerged as the dominant diplomatic language. Since the formation of United Nations, 5 languages viz. Chinese, French, English, Spanish and Russian have been accepted for diplomatic correspondence. …
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