CIRFS - European Man-made Fibres Association

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History

Founded June 1950, Paris (France), as International Rayon and Synthetic Fibres Committee -- Comité international de la rayonne et des fibres synthétiques (CIRFS). Previously sometimes referred to by English initials IRSFC. Most recent statutes adopted Dec 1997. Present name adopted, 2009. Registered in accordance with Belgian law.

Aims

Study at scientific, technical and information level, the evolution of the rayon and synthetic fibre industry; improve, increase and develop the use of rayon, other artificial fibres, synthetic fibres and derived products; coordinate contacts at international level with other international professional and intergovernmental organizations; consider economic policy and its implications for other industries, and make recommendations accordingly.

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Activities

Research and development; knowledge management/information dissemination.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros C); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (Special Category); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (Liaison Status).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 20 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

C2400

Last News Received

2018
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