Geographical names standardization supporting national development

Tuesday 31 August 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon (EDT)  

A collaborative webinar organized by the Regional Committee of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management for the Americas (UN-GGIM: Americas)/ CARIGEO , the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC or CEPAL) and the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN).



To support the national mapping/geospatial data management organizations in the Caribbean to build awareness on the importance of geographical names standardization and the creation of national names authorities. The webinar is designed to improve awareness, increase knowledge and understanding and strengthen skills in the principles and techniques of geographical naming with a special focus on cultural heritage and practices and procedures in creating and managing a geographical names authority.

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