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REFAAT LABI В LOTFY

Background

  • LOTFY, REFAAT LABI В was born on October 26, 1936 in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Education

    • Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University, 1957-1961, Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration. Centro Cultural Hispanica, Cairo, 1954-1957, Diploma Spanish. Spoken languages: Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Russ.

    Career

    • Chief, Arabic Translation Section, Language(s) Serv, Department of Conference Services, United Nations Office at Geneva since 1982. Deputy-Chief, Arabic Translation Section, United Nations Office at Geneva, 1978-1982. Reviser, Arabic Translation Service, United Nations Office at Geneva, 1977-1978.

      Translator, Arabic Translation Service, United Nations, New York, 1968-1974. Member of the Joint United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization/Arab League Linguistic Unit, 1962-1968.

    Membership

    Member: Associate Member, International Association of Conference Interpreters.

    Personality

    Interests

    Part-time teaching of interpretation, Faculty of Languages, Ain-Shams University, Cairo. Part-time teaching of economic translation, Ecole de Traduction et d'lnterpr6tation, Geneva University. President, United Nations Chess Club, Geneva.

    Member, Geneva University Choir. Drawing and painting.

    Connections

    • Spouse Magda, National of Egypt.
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