IATE Term of the Week

Every Friday we publish ‘IATE Term of the Week’, a term related to European current affairs in line with the EP’s agenda. The aim is to promote public IATE and to invite terminologists/translators/linguists to contribute their language equivalent and thus improve IATE.

IATE Term of the Week: Cyber Hygiene

The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union takes the lead in EU digital revolution by having oganized the Tallinn Digital Summit on 29...

IATE term of the week: Sextortion

Sextortion is a type of exploitation that involves coercion to extort sexual favours from the victim. It is also a type of blackmail in which sexual...

IATE term of the week: Mutual defence clause

The mutual defence clause was introduced in 2009 under Article 42 (7) of the Treaty of the European Union. It says that "if an...

Corralito

"Corralito" is a Spanish word used for the economic measures taken in 2001 in Argentina, when the government limited cash withdrawals from banks in...

IATE Term of the Week: Cease-fire

In view of the last incidents happening in Palestine, our new IATE Term of the Week is cease-fire. A cease-fire is a temporary period...

IATE term of the week: Non-fossil energy

China and the US, the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, announced jointly on the 3rd of September - on the eve of the G20 summit...

The IATE term of the week is “space travel”

This week we have chosen the term “space travel”, following the death of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. Read...

IATE Term of the Week: Trafficking in Human Beings

This week we have chosen the term “trafficking in human beings” due to recent tragic events in Lampedusa where a ship carrying migrants sank....

IATE term of the week: cross-border portability

Cross-border portability The term “cross-border portability” has been a major topic of discussion since 2015, especially in the past few weeks. It is defined as “the...

IATE Term of the Week: ballot

At the first plenary sitting of 2017 (17/01), the European Parliament was due to elect its 30th President. The result of which has been...
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