Overview: The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) encourages and assists in the development, exploitation and application of Information Technology. Objectives of IFIP include: stimulating, encouraging and participating in research, development and application of Information Technology (IT); providing a meeting place where IT Societies can discuss and plan courses of action on issues involving information technology; promoting co-operation directly and through IT Societies between individuals, national and international governmental bodies as well as scientific and professional organizations; and promoting the needs of developing countries and assisting them in appropriate ways to secure the optimum benefit from the application of IT. IFIP was established in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO as a result of the first World Computer Congress held in Paris in 1959.
Specifications: Available at: http://dl.ifip.org/
IPR Policy: Not available
Current Status: Active
Last Updated: January 7, 2014