Brussels Declaration – for international cooperation on terminology

The Brussels Declaration – for international cooperation on terminology was one of the most important outcomes of the first Terminology Summit (organized in Brussels on 12th to 15th June 2002). In this document a series of principles and possible actions to take in order to promote special language communication based on multilingualism are presented.

The intention of the EAFT was to create a document which would show the importance of terminology in society and which could be a useful document in different contexts. The Declaration was signed by representatives from a large number of terminology organizations:

Acaterm, AETER, AIT, Ass.I.Term, Bureau de la traduction, Bulterm, Cindoc, CTB, Colterm, Danterm, Deuterm, DTT, EAFT/AET, Eafterm, ELETO, ELOT, ELRA, Eter, GTW, Hungterm, IITF, ÍM, Infoterm, IPC, ISRDS, Jiamcatt, Korterm, LTT, NL-Term, Nordterm, Office de la langue française, Paraterm, Polterm, PRO-TLS, Radt, Realiter, Rifal, RITerm, Russian Terminology Association, Société française de terminologie,  Sprakradet, Nederlandse Taalunie, Termcat, Termigal, Termip, Termisti, TermNet, TermRom-Moldova, Termrom-Romania, TNC, TSK, Union Latine, Uruterm, Uzei, Venterm.

So far, the Brussels Declaration has been translated into the following langauges:

We think it very important that the Brussels Declaration become a truly multilingual document, and we would therefore like to ask anyone interested in doing so to please translate the Declaration and send it (together with the name of the organization responsible for the translation) to the EAFT secretariat term@eaft-aet.net so that we can publish it here.

It is, of course, still possible to support the Declaration, and the organizations that choose to do so will be listed on the EAFT website along with the different language versions of the Declaration.

The EAFT Board

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Agenda

TOTh 2016 Training session
7-8 June
Chambéry, France
 
TOTh 2016 Conference
9-10 June
Chambéry, France

 

 

REALITER

9-10 June

Santiago de Compostela

Spain

TKE 2016
22-24 June
Copenhagen, Denmark

TTT 2016
24 June
Copenhagen, Denmark

Terminology Summer School TSS
11 to 15 July
Vienna, Austria

Terminology at the Beginning of the New Century
15-16 September 2016
Rivne
Ukraine

XIV International Scientific Conference Problems of Ukrainian terminology (WordWorld 2016)
29 September - 1 October 2016

RITERM 2016
18-21 October

Sao Paolo

Brasil

VIII EAFT Summit
14-15 November
Luxembourg, Luxembourg