Expert Meeting on the World Atlas of Languages

When, local time: 
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 1:00pm
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Working group/Expert Meeting
Irmgarda Kasinskaite-Buddeberg (

For the development of the World Atlas of Languages, UNESCO is organizing a meeting to bring the language-related experts together to finalize a survey instrument for language data collection and to discuss the web design.
The World Atlas of Languages is an online platform with the information on all the languages in the world. UNESCO has been working in collaboration with language-related experts and other stakeholders on enriching the contents of the current version - the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger - and developing new contents. This expert meeting will be organized for the discussion on the finalization of a survey instrument for language data collection and interface design.