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United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names
Twenty-eighth session

Monday, 28 April, 2014 - Friday, 02 May, 2014, New York
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Working Papers

Official Documents

 

Contact Information on National Geographical Names Authorities*

Information Note   |   GEGN/28/7

 

Resolutions Adopted at the Ten United Nations Conferences on the Standardization of Geographical Names1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1998, 2002, 2007, 2012**

Resolution   |   GEGN/28/8

 

Organization of work for the 28th session of the UNGEGN *

Organization of Work   |   GEGN/28/12

 

Draft decision submitted by the Chair of the Group of Experts on Geographical Names

Draft decision   |   GEGN/28/L.1

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Draft decision submitted by the Chair of the Group of Experts on Geographical Names

Draft decision   |   GEGN/28/L.2

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Working Papers

 

Activities of Asia South-West Division (other than Arabic)

Working Paper   |   W.P.3/4

 

Report of the Dutch- and German-speaking Division

Working Paper   |   W.P.18/4

 

Report of the Norden Division (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden)

Working Paper   |   W.P.24/4

 

Report of the East Central and South-East Europe Division (ECSEED)

Working Paper   |   W.P.62/4

 

Arabic Division of experts on geographical names (ADEGN)

Working Paper   |   W.P.74/4

 

Report of the Liaison Officer, International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS)

Working Paper   |   W.P.6/5

 

Report on the toponymical activities of the International Cartographic Association 2012-2014

Working Paper   |   W.P.34/5

 

Standardization of geographical names in Burkina Faso: a dynamic leader to promote in West Africa

Working Paper   |   W.P.30/7

 

UNGEGN and UNCSGN documents: availability on the UNGEGN website

Working Paper   |   W.P.31/7

 

Creation D’une Societe Savante Algerienne D’onomastique (CRASC)

Working Paper   |   W.P.41/7

 

Lack of implementation of the Place Name Act and of the Sámi Language Act in relation to Sami place names on road signs

Working Paper   |   W.P.46/7

 

Evaluation of the Tenth UNCSGN: A Review of the Questionnaire Survey Results

Working Paper   |   W.P.47/7

 

Institutional Frameworks for Managing Geographical Names in the Republic of Korea

Working Paper   |   W.P.50/7

 

Report of the Working Group on Evaluation and Implementation

Working Paper   |   W.P.52/7

 

Achievements and prospects towards the standardization of geographical names in Tunisia

Working Paper   |   W.P.71/7

 

Report UNGEGN Working Group on Training Courses in Toponymy 2012-2014

Working Paper   |   W.P.33/8

 

Training Course jointly organized by the National Centre for Research in Social and Cultural Anthropology / Algeria, (CRASC) and the Working Group on Training Courses in Toponymy / UNGEGN

Working Paper   |   W.P.40/8

 

Outreach Activities for Promoting Use of Marine Geographical Names

Working Paper   |   W.P.53/8

 

Report of the Liaison officer with the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH)

Working Paper   |   W.P.67/8

 

Utilization and Provision of geographical Name Information on the Basic Map of Japan

Working Paper   |   W.P.1/9

 

Situation and Progress in the Standardization of Geographical Names in Spain

Working Paper   |   W.P.2/9

 

Iranian National geographical names Database (Completing data and upgrading the web browser)

Working Paper   |   W.P.5/9

 

Egypt’s Geographical names database and gazetteer project(AR)

Working Paper   |   W.P.7/9

 

Place-names changes in connection with administrative reforms in the Austrian province of Styria

Working Paper   |   W.P.12/9

 

Research results from the onomastic project “WippDigital − GIS-supported field name research in the Wipptal-area

Working Paper   |   W.P.15/9

 

Crowdsourcing and GIS-based Methods in a Field Name survey in Tyrol (Austria)

Working Paper   |   W.P.16/9

 

Report of the Working Group on Toponymic Data Files and Gazetteers 2012-2014

Working Paper   |   W.P.19/9

 

Discussion Forum of the Working Group on Toponymic Data Files and Gazetteers – a status report

Working Paper   |   W.P.20/9

 

Status Report on the EuroGeoNames (EGN) Project –Implementing a sustainable services infrastructure within the European Location Framework (E.L.F.)

Working Paper   |   W.P.22/9

 

The databases of the geographical names in the service of the toponymy and the national immaterial patrimony

Working Paper   |   W.P.45/9

 

A New Geographical Name Sejong for the Multifunctional Administrative City in the Republic of Korea

Working Paper   |   W.P.49/9

 

Collection of Marine Geographical Names in the Republic of Korea

Working Paper   |   W.P.54/9

 

Polish list of official names of localities and their parts

Working Paper   |   W.P.73/9

 

Detailed Terminographic Analysis of Glossary of Terminology Used in the Standardization of Geographical Names

Working Paper   |   W.P.38/10

 

Report of the Working Group on Toponymic Terminology

Working Paper   |   W.P.44/10

 

Romanization of Iranian geographical names (Implementation in the national and international level)

Working Paper   |   W.P.4/11

 

Report of the Working Group on Romanization Systems

Working Paper   |   W.P.8/11

 

Report of the Working Group on Publicity and Funding

Working Paper   |   W.P.25/13

 

The Quest for Definitions , Proceedings of the 14th UNGEGN Working Group on Exonyms Meeting, Corfu, 23-25 May 2013

Working Paper   |   W.P.11/14

 

New list of Polish geographical names of the world

Working Paper   |   W.P.64/14

 

The Current Research Situation of Variant Pronunciations of Chinese Geographical Names

Working Paper   |   W.P.10/15

 

Digitalization of the Franciscan Cadastral Survey (1817-1861) in Austria

Working Paper   |   W.P.17/16

 

Map of North Frisia, Germany, Nordfriislon – Nordfrisland - Nordfriesland

Working Paper   |   W.P.57/16

 

The conflict of official and private spelling of place names

Working Paper   |   W.P.68/16

 

Toponymic guidelines for map and other editors, for international use – Report of the Coordinator

Working Paper   |   W.P.14/17

 

Updated the General Procedure for Publication and Circulation With Maps and Other Publications References A Place Names In The Territory Of Chile

Working Paper   |   W.P.79/9

 

Updating Of Toponymic Guidelines For Map Editors And Other Editors

Working Paper   |   W.P.23/17

 

Updating Of Toponymic Guidelines For Map Editors And Other Editors

Working Paper   |   W.P.28/17

 

The Standardization of Geographical Names in Brazil: Some Challenges and Accomplishments

  |   W.P.39/18

 

The Standardization of Geographical Names in Brazil: Some Challenges and Accomplishments

Working Paper   |   W.P.39/18

 

The present and prospective status of place name research

Working Paper   |   W.P.43/18

Other documents

 

UNGEGN Opening Remarks, Stefan Schweinfest, Acting Director, United Nations Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Special Presentations

 

Geospatial Information for United Nations Operations, by Kyoung-Soo Eom, United Nations, Cartographic Section

Presentation

 

Renewing the system for collecting and storing place names in Norway, by Kjetil Ringen – Norway Mapping Authority Overview of the Division Reports

Presentation

 

Integrating Geospatial and Statistical Information, by Amor Laaribi, United Nations Statistics Division

Presentation

 

Geographical Names its Relevance and place in Within the UN-GGIM Framework, by Greg Scott, United Nations, Statistics Division

Presentation

 

Terminology at the United Nations, by Mr. Yunqi Jia, Terminology and Reference Section

Presentation

 

The Power of Location: Trends in Geographic Information Systems, by Carmelle J. Terborgh, The Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri)

Presentation