The International Federation of Translators FIT (Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs) is the largest international grouping of associations of translators, interpreters and terminologists in the world. Over 120 professional associations and educational institutions from 60 countries are FIT members. As an umbrella organization it therefore represents the interests of more than 80,000 translators, interpreters and terminologists around the world.
The organization has various objectives: As a global association, it is committed to promoting professionalism in the disciplines it represents and improving working conditions within the profession. It also seeks to uphold freedom of expression and the rights of interpreters, translators and terminologists worldwide. The association was founded in Paris in 1953, and maintains regional centres in Europe, Latin America and North America. FIT is a partner to UNESCO with adviser status.
Further information can be found at the FIT website www.fit-ift.org.