Communicating with constituents in multiple languages is a requirement for many government agencies. Both local and international issues require multilingual solutions. Therefore, translation and interpreting have become extremely crucial to government entities. Here’s why government translation services have become increasingly important:
Linguistic Diversity and Government Translation
The past several censuses demonstrate the increasing linguistic diversity among the U.S. population. According to 2018 data from the Census Bureau, a record 67.3 million U.S. residents speak a language other than English at home, accounting for 21.9% of the population.
Many governmental departments directly reach out to the public, including education, healthcare, social services, judicial branches, law enforcement, emergency services, and disaster response and management. Federal law dictates that these agencies properly communicate with the populations they serve in a variety of different languages, which means that the information they receive must be clearly understood. Therefore, diminishing the communication gap between the government and population that speak foreign languages by investing in professional translation services like Language Connections is vital.
Clear Communication And Government Translation
Government bureaus must communicate with foreign governments clearly and reliably. Incorrect translations of foreign communications, whether it be a policy brief, email, or academic research paper, can greatly impact the public. A small translation error can cost a lot, especially when it comes to legal translation.
Even government organizations with a strong multilingual staff might find themselves needing a skilled language service provider in order to engage with different international actors.
Timing And Accessibility
Whether a government agency is announcing a new policy, organizing an international meeting, or sending an email to an international nonprofit group, all involved must have convenient and timely access to communications. This means accurate multilingual translation into many languages as well as accessibility in a range of both physical and digital forms.
For almost 30 years, Language Connections has been delivering services in translation, localization, and interpreting services to the government and public sector, both in the U.S. and abroad. Our professional translation team has a great deal of experience providing high-quality and timely services to government agencies.
About Language Connections:
Language Connections is one of the top language service companies in the US. Over the last 30 years, we’ve focused on providing the best business translation services, interpreting services, as well as interpreter training and customized language training programs. In addition to top-tier corporate language training, we offer certified corporate interpreters and professional business translation services in 200+ languages. Our network includes linguists with backgrounds in all major industries. They’re ready to meet your needs, whether they’re for technical translation services, legal translation, government translation services, international development translation services, education translation services, life sciences translation, or something else. Reach out to us today for a free quote on our cost-efficient and timely translation services, interpreters, or other linguistic services.
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