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Translation of Specifications of Civil Defense Equipment from Arabic to English


  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Beirut
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Translations and Languages
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

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To provide translation from Arabic to English (24 pages) of technical specifications of equipment to be used by civil defense.

Task description

We are seeking one Online Volunteer to support us by translating technical specifications on fire-fighting equipment from Arabic to English. To this end the Online Volunteer is asked: - To translate the document, which is 24 pages long into English - Ensure the translation is concise, in line with our communications guidelines, and fits the audience. The selected Online Volunteer will be provided with the document in the original language and will receive guidance on the target audience and our communications guidelines as well as other guidance as needed. The Online Volunteer will have the opportunity to build connections with the of Lebanese Host support Community at UNDP and learn about the ways in which the translated product contributes to support in the procurement of equipment for the civil defense teams in Lebanon.

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