Bangkok 25-29 April 2016: report of “The 29th UNGEGN Session”


UNGEGN_Bangkok report ungegnThe 29th Session of UNGEGN (United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names) was held in Bangkok from 25 to 29 April 2016.

171 participants from 49 countries and 9 observers took part in the work. The official languages are: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian.


Participants are grouped in 24 linguistic/geographical divisions, which could be subject to change: (i) Africa Central Division; (ii) Africa East Division; (iii) Africa South Division; (iv) Africa West Division; (v) Arabic Division; (vi) Asia East Division (other than China); (vii) Asia South-East Division;  (viii) Asia South-West Division (other than Arabic);  (ix) Baltic Division; (x) Celtic Division; (xi) China Division; (xii) Dutch-and German-speaking Division; (xiii) East Central and South-East Europe Division; (xiiv) Eastern Europe, Northern and Central Asia Division; (xv) East Mediterranean Division; (xvi) French speaking Division; (xvii) India Division; (xviii) Latin America Division; (xix) Norden Division; (xx) Pacific South-West Division; (xxi) Portuguese-speaking Division; (xxii) Romano-Hellenic Division; (xxiii) United Kingdom Division; (xxiv) United States of America/Canada Division.

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