Working Group on Funding and Training Courses in Toponymy


Peder Gammeltoft (Norway), E-mail

Work programme
  • The Working Group coordinates information on toponymy training courses, and where required assists in the planning and delivery of international courses organized by a host country or UNGEGN Division.
  • Web-based training
  • Web-based training has the potential to provide instructional material to a wider audience than can be reached through the courses offered in different regions of the world. At present the following web-based training in toponymic issues are available:

    Toponymy Training Manual

    download List by chapter

    Toponymy Web Course

    In French, developed by Laval University, Québec, Canada and the IGN, France at

  • A workshop about training courses on the web was given in association with the Ninth UN Conference, New York, 2007.

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