PIERRE-FRANÇOIS CAILLÉ MEMORIAL MEDAL
Pierre-François Caillé was the founder of FIT. The Pierre-François Caillé Memorial Medal is intended to provide recognition to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional merit in promoting the status and reputation of the translation profession at the international level.
Recipients of the Pierre-François Caillé Medal
|| Hans T. Schwarz
||Etilvia María Arjona Chang
(Approved by the FIT Council at its meeting in Geneva in April 1998)
Article 1Pierre-François Caillé was the founder of FIT. The Pierre-François Caillé Memorial Medal is intended to provide recognition to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional merit in promoting the status and reputation of the translation profession at the international level.
Article 2The medal may be awarded at FIT World Congresses, that is, normally once every three years, although the jury is not required to make the award at every World Congress.
Article 3The recipient of the Pierre-François Caillé Memorial Medal must be a member in good standing of a FIT member.
Article 4Nominations for the Medal may be made by FIT members or by individual members of such members. Seven copies of the nominations and supporting documents must be in the hands of FIT's Secretary General no later than six months prior to the opening of the Congress at which the Medal will be awarded.
Article 5The FIT Council shall act as jury for this award, acting upon the recommendation of the Executive Committee. The Council's decision requires a two-thirds majority by secret ballot. In the event a member of the Executive Committee or Council is nominated for the Medal, he or she shall be excluded from the discussion as well as from the ballot.
Article 6No one may be awarded the Pierre-François Caillé Memorial Medal more than once.
Anything not provided for in these rules may be decided by the FIT Committee on Translation Prizes.