Union Interlinguiste de France

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The Union Interlinguiste de France (UIF: Interlinguistic Union of France), established in 1961, works to increase public knowledge and active use of Interlingua. It produces the magazine Unir, written in French and Interlingua and also established in 1961. In addition, the UIF makes other Interlingua publications available, arranges conferences and a General Assembly, submits articles to the mainstream press, and issues press releases. In 2007, the UIF was instrumental in gaining recognition of the Union Mundial pro Interlingua as an international organization.

Interlingua international auxiliary language created by IALA

Interlingua is an Italic international auxiliary language (IAL), developed between 1937 and 1951 by the International Auxiliary Language Association (IALA). It ranks among the top most widely used IALs, and is the most widely used naturalistic IAL: in other words, its vocabulary, grammar and other characteristics are derived from natural languages, rather than being centrally planned. Interlingua was developed to combine a simple, mostly regular grammar with a vocabulary common to the widest possible range of western European languages, making it unusually easy to learn, at least for those whose native languages were sources of Interlingua's vocabulary and grammar. Conversely, it is used as a rapid introduction to many natural languages.

The Union Mundial pro Interlingua is a global organization that promotes Interlingua, an international auxiliary language (IAL) published in 1951 by the International Auxiliary Language Association (IALA). UMI was founded on July 28, 1955, when the first International Interlingua Congress took place in Tours, France. The UMI collaborates with the national Interlingua organizations and has a hand in publishing dictionaries, grammars and tutorials. It is a non-profit organization that now operates out of Bilthoven, Netherlands.

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