Ugra Global Expert Meeting on Multilingualism in Cyberspace

When

4 – 9 July 2015

Where

Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation

IFLA will be represented by Clara Chu (member of the Governing Board)

Description

The UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP) is an intergovernmental programme created in 2000. Through IFAP, Governments of the world have pledged to harness the new opportunities of the information age to create equitable societies through better access to information.

This event will build on outcomes from the IFAP International conference on Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Cyberspace (Yakutsk, Russian Federation, 2014) and the International Expert Meeting on Improving Access to Multilingual Cyberspace (UNESCO HQ, Paris, 2014).

The meeting will gather prominent experts from 40 countries, representing international organizations, government agencies, educational, research and cultural institutions, civil society organizations, professional associations and ICT industries, etc.

Organizers of the event are Russian National Committee for UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP), Government of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra (Russian Federation), Interregional Library Cooperation Center (Russian Federation) in cooperation with UNESCO and MAAYA World Network for Linguistic Diversity.

For additional information, see the Russian Committee of UNESCO’s IFAP Programme website.

Meeting, Russian Federation, multilingualism, Access to information, UNESCO

Last update: 3 July 2015