DG for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences 

 

Directorate-General for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences  

 

The Directorate-General for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences (DG LINC) is the conference service hub of the multilingual European Parliament.

The mission of DG LINC is to enable the European Parliament to achieve its political objectives by providing linguistic, technical and logistical support to meetings and to provide the framework for a professional and user-oriented conference service.

The DG supports the democratic legitimacy of the Institution in that it helps the Members of Parliament to get their message across in any of the official languages, thus enabling the legislative process and making it accessible to the citizens of Europe.

 
 

The Directorate-General for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences (DG LINC) provides the linguistic, technical and logistical support for the organization of the parliamentary meetings and conferences of EP Members and bodies.

DG LINC supports European Parliamentary Democracy by facilitating the legislative process as well as by providing a direct link to the citizens of the Union. In accordance with the European Parliament policy on multilingualism, DG LINC enables Members to communicate across linguistic barriers, thus helping to underpin the democratic legitimacy of the Institution.

DG LINC's general objectives are to supply state-of-the-art conference facilities, including high quality interpretation services and conference organisation in a professional, flexible as well as sustainable and resource-efficient manner.

The following services fall under the remit of DG LINC: 

  • High-level conference interpretation services in accordance with the Code of Conduct on Multilingualism
  • Provision of conference interpretation for other institutions and bodies within the framework of inter-institutional cooperation
  • Administration of Parliament’s meeting rooms, in cooperation with the relevant services in DG IPOL and the political groups
  • Provision of state-of-the-art conference technology, including interpretation and meeting room equipment and remote meeting participation technologies
  • Meeting room preparation and protocol assistance before, during and after parliamentary meetings or events
  • Conference and event organisation for internal and external partners of the European Parliament as well as the management of EP exhibition spaces, including the Esplanade Solidarność 1980.

Director-General 

Directorate for Interpretation 

  • Alison  GRAVES 

    • Director
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Directorate for Operational Planning 

  • Anna  GRZYBOWSKA 

    • Director
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Directorate for Conference Organisation 

  • Philip  TULKENS 

    • Director (acting)
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Directorate for Resources 

  • Bernadette  LIGETI 

    • Director
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