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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.

Interests

  • Other 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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