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Action for Global Information Sharing 2011

1-2 décembre 2011
Addis Abeba, Éthiopie

AGIS ’11 Information for Participants

Practical Information

The theme of AGIS 2011 is : Promoting Equality through Language and Cultural Diversity. Participants will address, inter alia,language and technology policy, language and business opportunities in Africa, human language technologies and language service delivery for development. This is the first time that AGIS will connect Africa’s language industry and policy-makers with the mainstream localisation and translation industry and researchers.

Background

Following the highly successful AGIS 2009 in Limerick, Ireland and AGIS 2010 in New Delhi, India ; AGIS 2011 will be hosted by the ICT and Science & Technology Division (ISTD) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Access to information and knowledge in any language is not just a fundamental human right ; it is also a pre-requisite for development, inclusion and economic growth.

source : http://www.agis11.org/

Publié le 5 octobre 2011

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