Interpreter | Trainer
Hello. This is my story.
Edwin OCLOO-SEWOR graduated in 1981 from the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, with a degree in Social Sciences (French and Law) and went on to train as a Conference Interpreter at the then Polytechnic of Central London (PCL) in 1986/87.
He worked as a Freelance Interpreter from 1987 to October 1998, when he joined the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, as a staff Interpreter/Translator. In December 2014, he left the UNICTR and went back to freelance interpreting.
He has worked extensively for many international organisations, such as ECOWAS, AU, ECA, ADB, and the UN system. Alongside his freelance practice, he has taught interpretation for the University of Ghana, Legon, (MACINT Programme) and for the Université Gaston Berger, Saint-Louis.
He is an Active Member of the International Association of Conference Interpreters (Aiic), a member of the Aiic-Africa Training Committee and has attended a number of “Training of Trainers” seminars on skill acquisition in interpreting.
Edwin is a specialist in diplomatic and legal interpretation.