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Christiano Robalinho Lima

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Translation education Master's degree - in course - University of Birmingham
Experience Years of translation experience: 16. Registered at Dec 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (University of Leeds)
Portuguese to English (Associação Brasileira de Tradutores)
Portuguese to English (Associação Brasileira de Tradutores)
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About me
Curriculum Vitae

Christiano Robalinho Lima

Telephones: +55 61 3468 6321/ 8165 5949 – E-mail:

Professional Profile and Highlights

• Translator/Interpreter of UNESCO Brasilia Office from April 2007 to December 2009.
• ABRATES certified since January 2009.
• Member of ABRATES (Brazilian Association of Translators and Interpreters) since July 2007.
• Professional Translator since 2001 and Professional Interpreter since 2004. Full-time Interpreter since January 2005.
• Areas of Expertise: Finance, Economics, Business, Accounting, Foreign Trade, Public/Governmental Administration, Politics and International Development, Fiscal Structures/War in Brazil, Agricultural Products, Bio-safety, Bio-diversity. As well as UNESCO Project Documents, Project Revisions and an array of other types of documents related to the agency.
• Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpreter at Conferences, Business Meetings, Seminars, Training Courses, Workshops and presentations.
• Escort Interpreter for official visitors and Delegations from Israel, South Africa, Canada and The United Kingdom.
• Translation of Documents, Papers and Articles.


• MA in Translation Studies. University of Birmingham (to be concluded in 2011).
• May 2009 - D.E.L.E (Certificate of Proficiency in Spanish).
• January to June 2004 – Training in Simultaneous Translation, Diepresse, Brasília.
• December 2000 - CPE (Cambridge Proficiency in English), Grade ‘A’.
• June to July 1999 - ‘Certificate in English Language to Adults’ – from the University of Cambridge, International Language Institute, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
• September 1994 to July 1998 – Bachelor in Music, Leeds University, United Kingdom.
• September 1992 to June 1994 - A´levels (Advanced level) – Music, Portuguese and English Literature, Archbishop Teninson´s School, South Croydon, South London, United Kingdom.
• January 1989 to June 1992 - G.C.S.E´s (General Certificate of Secondary Education). Lanfranc High School, Croydon, South London, United Kingdom.

Selected Interpreting Assignments

• 4th National Science, Technology and Innovation Conference, with the attendance of President Lula. 26th to 28th of May 2010.
• Forest Management Seminar. 17th to 21st of May 2010.
• Meeting between Microsoft and partners in São Paulo. 12th and 13th of May 2010.
• Technical Meeting between Brazil and India on Free Software and Business Models. 10th and 11th of May 2010.
• International Symposium: Non-inferiority Clinical Studies. 7th of May 2010.
• UNESCO International Conference – The Impact of ICT in Education. 27th and 28th of April 2010.
• Workshop – Open Educational Resources: an international dialogue for building projects and public policies. 26th of April 2010.
• 12th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. 10th to 19th of April 2010.
• ITI (International Team for Implantology) Seminar. 7th of April 2010.
• Regional Workshop on Forest Management. ACTO and GZT technical meeting. 24th to 26th of March 2010.
• Workshop CGU (General Comptrollership of the Union) and NAO (National Audit Office UK). 1st to 5th of March 2010.
• Web4Dev – Seminar of the UN System. 25th and 26th of February 2010.
• Conundrum Project - "Disentangling the Institutional Conundrum". 15th and 16th of December 2009.
• CONFINTEA VI – Sixth International Conference on Adult Education. 3rd and 4th of December 2009.
• Escort Interpreting of the visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands to the Education Centre Teacher Luiz Otávio Pereira in Belém. 2nd of December of 2009.
• CONFINTEA VI opening day Press Conference with the attendance of the Ministry of Education of Brazil, the Governor of the State of Pará, Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova and Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien. 1st of December of 2009.
• Food Supplements: Regulatory Scenario in Brazil and the World. 24th of November 2009.
• 4th National Seminar of the Protection Programme of Human Rights Defenders, with the attendance of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. 11th of November 2009.
• Official Visit of Mr. Shimon Perez, President of the State of Israel to the Federal Senate. 10th of November 2009.
• Environmental Risk Assessment. 3rd and 4th of November 2009.
• Advanced Specialisation Course of Telecommunications and Regulation. 19th to 21st of October 2009.
• I Acupuncture Conference. 10th and 11th of October 2009.
• Advanced Specialisation Course of Telecommunications and Regulation. 14th to 17th of September 2009
• International Conference: Free Software and Electronic Government – CONSEGI. 26th to 28th of August 2009.
• Meeting between the Brazilian Minister of Finance Mr. Guido Mantega and the Australian Chancellor Mr. John Smith. 25th of August of 2009.
• Presentation of Scott Goodstein – Head of Barack Obama’s internet campaign – on social media campaigning. 19th of August 2009.
• International Seminar on Tariff Structure (ANEEL). 17th and 18th of June of 2009.
• Teleconference between the Minister of Finance Mr. Guido Mantega and foreign journalists. 9th of June of 2009.
• Corporate Architecture: introduction to methodology used by the World Bank. 12th to 14th of May of 2009.
• IV International Symposium on Depression and Bipolar Disorder. 08th of May 2009.
• Technical Meeting between British Climate Change Delegation at the Presidential Staff Office with the Governmental Action Advisor. 20th of March 2009.
• International Seminar on Waterways Brazil and the Netherlands. 04th and 5th of March 2009.
• Escort Interpreting of IACT Delegation in their visit to Brasilia. 11th and 12th of February 2009.
• Escorting of UK Officers in meetings with the Federal Police in Brasilia. 12th and 13th of November 2008.
• Technical Meeting between UK Officers with Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 10th of November 2008.
• ECO 2008 – 29th, 30th and 31st of October 2008.
• Training on Health Standards for employees of the British Embassy and Consulate. 15th, 16th, 17th of September 2008.
• Escorting of European Delegation in meetings about money laundering in Brasilia. 18th and 19th of June 2008.
• IX Brazilian Conference of Consumer Rights. 06th of June 2008.XXXV International Seminar of Public Budget. 08th and 09th of May 2008.
• Seminar – Strengthening Governance for Growth: OECD Peer Review on Regulation in Brazil. 28th and 29th of May 2008.
• Technical Meeting between Representatives of Deutsche Bank, the Ministry of Agriculture and Banco do Brasil. 15th of April 2008.
• Forum of Federations International Seminar – Tax Reform and Fiscal Federalism. 5th and 6th of March 2008.
• GLOBE Brasilia G8 + 5 Legislators Forum. (With the attendance of the President of Brazil). 20th and 21st of February 2008.
• Escorting of UK Police Officers in meetings in Brasilia. 12th and 13th of February 2008.
• Second Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing in Latin America and the Caribbean. 4th to 6th of December 2007.
• Escorting of Secretary-General of Globe International in meetings with Brazilian Authorities. 26th and 27th of November 2007.
• Escorting of Secretary-General of Globe International in meetings with Brazilian Authorities. 22nd and 23rd of August 2007.
• Technical Meeting at FEALAC – Forum for East Asia – Latin America Cooperation. 21st of August 2007.
• Meeting between Representatives of Deutsche Bank and Banco do Brasil. 11th of July 2007.
• The Role of Brazilian Cities in Economic Development. 18th of June 2007.
• ALACDE Annual Conference. 25th and 26th of May 2007.
• Eurosocial Programme for Regional Cooperation between the European Union and Latin America – Eurosocial Seminar. 17th of April 2007.
• Workshop on the Current Situation in the Middle East under a Strategic Perspective. ABIN. 19th of March 2007.
• ACTO – First Meeting of National Project Coordinators – 25th to 27th of October 2006.
• Seminar – Money Laundering and Judicial International Cooperation. 21st and 22nd of September 2006.
• Bilateral Meeting, Right Honourable Secretary Alistair Darling and Minister Luiz Fernando Furlan. 5th of September 2006.
• Inter-American Conference on Education in Human Rights (With the attendance of the President of Brazil). 30th August to 2nd of September 2006.
• Escorting of South African Delegation to Manaus. 25th to 30th of June 2006.
• Escorting of Delegation from the Ministry of Tourism and International Guests to the Tourism Hall in Sao Paulo. 2nd to 6th of June 2006.
• Seminar about Administrative Improbity and Illicit Enrichment. 3rd and 4th of 2005.
• XXXIV Brazilian Radiology Conference. 12th to 14th November 2005.
• Seminar for Brazilian Executives. 8th to 11th of August 2005 at the University of Ohio, Athens, U.S.A.
• Escorting of the Vice Prime Minister of Israel (Ehud Olmert) on his official visit to Brasília. 7th of March 2005.
• Seminar for Brazilian Executives. 6th to 10th of December 2004 at the University of Ohio, Athens, U.S.A.

Selected Translation Assignments

• Perspectives for the inclusion of ICTs in education and its assessment in successful learning. (Study). For UNESCO June 2010.
• The Development of ICT competencies in Education for teacher training in Latin America. (Study). For UNESCO May 2010.
• Climate Changes Report for the UK Embassy. February 2010.
• Terms of Reference for Audit of the Criança Esperança Programme. January 2010. (for UNESCO)
• Translation and revision of Project Documents, Project Revisions, Agreements and an array of letters and documents for the Representative, Executive Office and other sectors of UNESCO Brasilia Office from April 2007 to December 2009.
• Document on the Programme for the Promotion of Equality in Cities. Oxfam Brazil. November 2009.
• Volume number 2 of Book 6 of FFEB (Fiscal Forum of Brazilian States).
• Distribution of Neartic Shorebirds in the Pantanal. WWF Brazil Publication. June 2008.
• BAE Systems Annual Financial Report. March 2008.
• Promotional Folders on Brazilian Tourism for EMBRATUR. November 2006.
• Risk Management Strategy and Policy. April 2005.
• Folder for the International Museum of Water - MINA, Museologic Project. January 2005.
• COMPETITIVENESS MONITOR: From the Travel Institute in Nottingham in the United Kingdom. December 2004.
• International MBA Dissertation of Manuel Alejandro Martínez Liboreiro, Maria do Socorro M.V. de Carvalho and Gleim Dias de Souza. October 2004

Professional Reference:

Guilherme Canela – Coordinator of Communication and Information at the UNESCO Brasilia Office. – 61 2106 3571.
Luiz Eduardo Hargreaves – Head of the Translation Department at the UK Embassy – 61 3329 23 65 or 61 9658 8794.
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Profile last updated
Aug 18, 2010

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