International Organization for Unification of Terminological Neologisms (IOUTN)

Organisation internationale d'unification des néologismes terminologiques (OIUNT)
Miedzynarodowa Organizacja Unifikacji Neologizmów Terminologicznych (MOUNT)

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History

1 Nov 1982, Warsaw (Poland), when statutes were adopted, as a continuation of International Committee for Unification of Terminological Neologisms (ICUTN) -- Comité internationale d'unification des néologismes terminologiques (CIUNT) -- Miedzynarodowy Komitet Unifikacji Neologizmów Terminologicznych (MKUNT), this having developed from a column in Babel, the official publication of International Federation of Translators (FIT). General, practical and specific directives adopted by Board, 10-11 Sep 1983. From Sep 2002, International Specialized Terminology Organization (ISTO) comprises the combined IOUTN and International Federation of Terminology Banks (IFTB).

Aims

Realize paragraph 12 of 'Recommendation on the Legal Protection of Translators' adopted by UNESCO General Conference, 1976, Nairobi (Kenya), in the sense of developing the internationalization of scientific, technical and specialized terminology; encourage publication of principles of transnationalization of scientific terminology by mass media and in specialized reviews; promote the borrowing of neologisms in their original form to scientific, professional and specialist together with the meaning of the terms; promote fuller and faster exchange of scientific, technical, cultural and specialized information, acting to unify concepts and to transnationalize terminology; develop theoretical research in the field; transfer specialized terminology to less developed and developing countries.

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Activities

Collects, publishes and, through WBIT, acts as a central register, of neologisms and international terms in various fields of science and technology. Cooperates with terminological banks and centres, and with other organizations dealing with terminological problems and the theory and practice of terminology. Provides advisory service. Organizes lectures and conferences.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 37 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Research, Standards
    • Quality Unification
    • Nomenclature
  • Informatics, Classification
    • Classification
  • International Relations
    • Planetary Initiatives
  • Language
    • Linguistics

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F0150

Last News Received

15. Nov 2002
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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