CTIF International Association of Fire and Rescue Services

Association internationale des services d'incendie et de secours CTIF
Internationale Vereinigung des Feuerwehr- und Rettungswesen CTIF

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History

12 Aug 1900, Paris (France), as Comité international des sapeurs-pompiers. Reconstituted 1929, Paris. Statutes adopted 1930, Liège (Belgium). Reconstituted under the following title: International Technical Committee for the Prevention and Extinction of Fire -- Comité technique international de prévention et d'extinction du feu (CTIF) -- Internationales Technisches Komitee für Vorbeugenden Brandschutz und Feuerlöschwesen -- Mezdunarodnyj Tehniceskij Komitet po Predotvrasceniju i Tuseniju Pozarov -- Comitato Tecnico Internazionale di Prevenzione ed Estinzione Incendi, 17 July 1946, Paris, when new statutes were adopted; these latter statutes replaced 30 Apr 1966, Titisee (Germany FR), and further modified: 1 July 1969, Vienna (Austria); 26 Sep 1974, Luxembourg; 22 July 1981, Böblingen (Germany FR). Present statutes adopted 28 July 2001, Kuopio (Finland). Sometimes referred to as Association internationale des pompiers. Previously also referred to in French and German as: CTIF Organisation internationale des sapeurs-pompiers -- CTIF Internationaler Feuerwehrverband.

Aims

Develop theories and practice relating to preventive fire protection and firefighting; stimulate research into the organization and techniques of firefighting, and publish resulting inventions and research in this field; initiate and promote friendly relationships among active members in all countries, both from fire brigades and from the fire protection industry; coordinate and organize symposia and fire brigade competitions.

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Activities

Draws up working programmes; gathers data on technical and scientific experiments and achievements in the field of fire protection and rescue. Studies and disseminates scientific, technical and practical knowledge and experience in the field, and draws up appropriate recommendations. Sessions, meetings, international symposia, exhibitions devoted to fire protection techniques, drill contests for firemen and junior firemen.

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Languages

English, French, German.

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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 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 60 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

C2617

Last News Received

2013
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