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TransPerfect Donates Translation Services to Oxfam Belgium

TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, today announced that they have been selected as the language services partner of Oxfam Belgium. TransPerfect will provide Oxfam Belgium with translations, portions of which will be donated, of their internal and external communications, including brochures, PR, and electronic material, predominantly into Dutch and French.

Oxfam Belgium is a regional chapter of Oxfam International, a global confederation of organizations looking to find solutions to poverty and injustice around the world. Oxfam Belgium encourages consumers to opt for fair trade products, runs a network of second-hand clothes stores, and fights against injustice and poverty through humanitarian aid, development projects, and political campaigns.

According to TransPerfect Vice President of European Operations Barnaby Wass, “We commend the work of Oxfam Belgium and Oxfam International as a whole, and we are pleased to be able to offer them support as they continue in their work for change.”

Oxfam Belgium’s Communications Officer John Smith commented, “The ability to present our communications in French and Dutch will increase our capability to overcome language barriers in Belgium and reach out to a greater volume of people. We can’t thank TransPerfect enough for their support.”

About Oxfam Belgium

Oxfam Belgium was founded in 1964 and is the coordinating body of the Belgium components of the Oxfam movement: Oxfam Wereldwinkels, Oxfam Solidarity, and Magasins du Monde Oxfam. The Fairtrade mark is now recognized by around 70% of the British public, for more information visit www.fairtrade.org.

About Oxfam International

Oxfam International is a world-wide nonprofit development confederation of 17 organizations in over 90 countries, working against poverty. Oxfam International focuses its efforts in the following areas: development, emergencies, campaigning, advocacy, and policy research. For more information visit www.oxfam.org.

About TransPerfect

With annual revenues of more than $400 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 85 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit our website at www.transperfect.com.

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