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International Federation of Translators (IFT)


The professional world association of translators

The principal objectives of FIT are:

a) to bring together associations of translators and to promote interaction and cooperation between such associations;

b) to sponsor and facilitate the formation of such associations in countries where they do not already exist;

c) to establish links with other organizations devoted to translation or other aspects of interlingual and intercultural communication;

d) to develop among all member organizations such harmony and understanding as will promote the interests of translators, and lend its good offices, whenever desirable or necessary, in resolving any differences that may arise between the various organizations;

e) to provide member organizations with such information and advice as may be useful to them;

f) to promote training and research;

g) to promote the harmonization of professional standards;

h) and, generally, to uphold the moral and material interests of translators throughout the world, advocate and advance the recognition of their profession, enhance their status in society and further the knowledge and appreciation of translation as a science and an art.

URL for Link http://www.fit-ift.org