To advance the knowledge of physics and its diffusion by fostering cooperation and communication among physicists of all countries.
Goals, Strategies and Tactics:
To achieve its mission, FIP:
Organizes sessions at APS meetings addressing major scientific issues of international importance;
Organizes, facilitates and supports projects and programs that foster international linkages;
Communicates with its members via internet, a newsletter, and other media concerning major issues;
Works to affect policies and procedures at the APS deemed favorable to APS members from foreign countries;
Oversees the Wheatley Award and the award of APS fellowships in FIP.