International Federation for Information Processing


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International Federation for Information Processing

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A multinational federation of professional and technical organisations (or national groupings of such organisations) concerned with information processing. From any one country, only one such organisation - which must be representative of the national activities in the field of information processing - can be admitted as a Full Member. In addition, a regional group of developing countries can be admitted as a Full Member. On 1 October 1993, 46 organisations were Full Members of the Federation, representing 66 countries.

IFIP was founded under the auspices of UNESCO and advises them and the ITU-T.

http://dit.upm.es/~cdk/ifip.html.
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Summary: HBMeU has announced that it has been voted as a new member of the prestigious International Federation for Information Processing .
Summary: Tunisia, represented by the ''Ecole Superieure des Communications de Tunis (Sup'com),'' has joined the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), thus becoming the 2nd Arab and 4th African member state.

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