Internet Governance Forum

Dynamic Coalition for Linguistic Diversity

Project at a glance

Dates and Place

17 November 2009, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
International Convention Centre

Project details

Objective of the Coalition:
Created at Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Rio de Janeiro (2007), the Dynamic Coalition for Linguistic Diversity of the IGF brings together actors interested in and working on the issue of linguistic diversity in cyberspace. The Coalition is coordinated by Maaya -- the World Network for Linguistic Diversity.

Aim:
The aim of the present session is:

  • to consider progress made in the field of linguistic diversity since the last IGF;
  • to learn about news from the Coalition Members;
  • to review our priorities for linguistic diversity in cyberspace;
  • to prepare a document of recommendations and a report of activities on behalf of the Coalition for GF.

Presenters:
Daniel Pimienta, Funredes / Maaya
Divina Frau-Meigs, Université de Sorbonne / Conseil de l’Europe
Louis Pouzin, EuroLink
Michel Tchong, CAPDA / ACSIS
Delphine Nana, ACSIS

Moderator:
Viola Krebs, Maaya / ICVolunteers

Membership in the Dynamic Coalition:
Registration to the Dynamic Coalition is an informal process opened to all: intergovernmental organizations, governments, civil society, private sector and all men and women of goodwill. See: http://linguis.tk .



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