International Conference “Role of linguistic diversity in building a global community with shared future: protection, access and promotion of language resources”

UNESCO, Ministry of Education, State Language Commission and National Commission to UNESCO of People’s Republic of China in collaboration with other partners are organizing an International conference entitled “Role of linguistic diversity in building a global community with shared future: protection, access and promotion of language resources”.
The purpose of this event, which will take place from 19 to 21 September 2018 in People's Republic of China, is to discuss the broad areas of language-related issues, with special attention to the language protection, access to language resources and promotion of emerging initiatives in Asia-Pacific region as well as to contribute to the organization of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages and further development of UNESCO’s World Atlas of Languages.

The event will consist of three thematic discussion areas:
- Policies and Measures on Language and Cultural Diversity
- Standards and Talent Cultivation for Language Resource Preservation
- Development, Application, and Promotion of Language Resources.


Details

Type of Event Category 4- International Congress
Start 19.09.2018 09:00 local time
End 21.09.2018 13:00 local time
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Focal point Kasinskaite, Irmgarda
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Contact Irmgarda Kasinskaite-Buddeberg (Email: i.kasinskaite@unesco.org)
Country China
City Changsha, Hunan
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Language of Event English
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