International Federation of Scientific Editors (IFSE)

Fédération internationale des rédacteurs scientifiques

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History

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.

Aims

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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Activities

Assists regional organizations in less developed regions. Has set up a Ukrainian Association for Science Editors, assisted in setting up African, East European and Middle East editors' associations and organizes training programmes in East Europe.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Information Services

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Members

Members in 34 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Information
    • Publications
  • Communication
    • Editing
  • Science
    • Science

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

C9303

Last News Received

2007
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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