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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1982-11-01 Warsaw Poland


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 B-XC2036 - International Federation of Translators. General, practical and specific directives adopted by Board, 10-11 Sep 1983. From Sep 2002, H-XD8582 - International Specialized Terminology Organization (ISTO) comprises the combined IOUTN and H-XD3383 - International Federation of Terminology Banks (IFTB).


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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Main Board, consisting of President, 3 Vice-Presidents, 2 Co-Secretary-General, Treasurer and 4 members. Board of Auditors, comprising 3 members. National and regional committees. Subsidiary organs: U-XF1449 - World Bank of International Terms (WBIT); U-XF3768 - World Forum for Rapprochement of Nations, Races and Religions Through Terminology (WFRNRRTT); U-XF1448 - World Foundation for the Transnationalization of Specialized Terminology (WFTST) (activities temporarily suspended); committee for the propagation of the IOUTN idea in developing countries.


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