High level UNESCO/IFAP International conference “Preservation of World’s Languages and Development of Linguistic Diversity in Cyberspace: Context, Policies, Practices”

The conference will address issues related to the preservation of multilingualism and the elaboration and implementation of national language policies.
The conference will play an important role to raise awareness on issues related to the language preservation and multilingualism promotion in cyberspace. A specific emphasis will be placed on the role of regional and national authorities and the media. The conference will present international experiences that emanate from international engagements towards language and multilingualism support, in particular through linguistic diversity development in the digital information space.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 01.07.2019 09:00 local time
End 04.07.2019 17:00 local time
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Responsible CI
Focal point Du Toit, Jaco
Country Russian Federation
City Yakutsk
Venue Sakha National Drama Theatre in Yakutsk
Street 11, Kirova street
Contact Evgeny Kuzmin, IFAP Vice Chair and Chair of the Russian IFAP Committee kuzmin@ifapcom.ru
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Russian Federation to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Russian
Estimated number of participants 150
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