International Federation of Scientific Editors (IFSE)

Fédération internationale des rédacteurs scientifiques

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1978 Paris France


1978, Paris (France), as International Federation of Scientific Editors' Associations (IFSEA) -- Fédération internationale des associations de rédacteurs scientifiques, at UNESCO headquarters, following resolution of 1st International Conference of Scientific Editors, 1977, Jerusalem (Israel). Present name adopted 1990.


Improve scientific communication throughout the world; sharpen awareness of the editor's role by providing a focal point for representation of editors in the scientific community; answer the need for scientific expression in less developed parts of the world; coordinate and complement but not duplicate the activities of members in different disciplines and regions; contribute to the formulation of standards and good practice in editing and promote their international implementation; encourage editors to take an interest in the planning, production and distribution of publications and in the development of information systems; promote good relations between authors, editors, and publishers and facilitate the flow of scientific information.


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