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IOFI Language Disclaimer

Updated - 2016-11-09 v1.0


The official IOFI language is English. IOFI develops official statements/position and internal and external communication in English. However, at the discretion of the Secretariat, IOFI may sometimes offer documents in languages other than English.


Local member associations are free to translate official IOFI documents* into local languages, but IOFI’s review and approval are required before the translated documents being published/distributed. IOFI encourages local member associations to translate and disseminate routine communications like Information Letters for their membership. In all cases, the translated documents shall bear the date of translation, this disclaimer and the links to the official IOFI documents on which the translations are based.


* “Official IOFI documents” include but are not limited to: routine communications such as Information Letters and IOFI Insight; IOFI Code of Practice; IOFI  Global Reference List (GRL); IOFI Database; IOFI minutes and notes from various committees, task forces and working groups which are available on the General Information Section of the IOFI Member Network.

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