29th Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN)
25-04-2016 – 29-04-2016 Bangkok
Cartographers, linguists, geographers and planners will meet for the 29th Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) from 25-29 April, 2016 at ESCAP headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand to continue its work on encouraging and facilitating the standardization of geographical names. The Session will also seek to advance the work done to implement the resolutions passed at preceding Conferences. During the 29th Session some agenda items to be discussed are:- the nature of geographical names as cultural heritage, the use and standardization of geographical names, education and training in the treatment of geographical names and the preparation of gazetteers.