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Multilinguisme dans le cyberespace

Language constitutes the foundation of communication and is fundamental to cultural and historical heritage.
  • The 'Atlas on-line' will serve as an ever-evolving electronic extension to the print publication, within the framework of Initiative B@bel.
  • Supporting creativity and innovation in local content production in radio, television and new media
  • This database gathers CD Rom and online resources related to the teaching and learning of languages. It focuses on tools supporting literacy and acquisition of local languages . They are available freely to users and target adult learners. It has been launched within the framework of Initiative B@bel and in cooperation with the section for the Promotion of Quality in Education (Education sector).
  • The project consist in developing a Unicode standard for N'ko a script used by the Manden people of West Africa, to the international character encoding standards Unicode and ISO/IEC 10646. The project is being conducted by the University of California Berkeley's Script Encoding Initiative with the support of UNESCO's Initiative B@bel.
  • The purpose of this project is to raise awareness of language endangerment and disappearance, and the need to safeguard our linguistic diversity.
  • Les prochaines éditions spéciales du Journal International sur les Sociétés Multiculturelles, dans le cadre du programme Inititative B@bel, seront consacrées au débat autour de "l’Internet et le multilinguisme".
  • a generic, easily-customisable browser that enables communities to communicate and build up relevant information and content in local languages
  • Instructions pour le Soutien de Systèmes d'Ecriture - dans le cadre d'Initiative B@bel, en coopération avec SIL International
  • This project was carried out within Initiative B@bel in cooperation with Infoterm to harmonise database system for processing of bibliographical, terminological, and factual data.
  • Ce projet a été mené dans le cadre d'Initiative B@bel en coopération avec SIL International pour développer des logiciels et outils de promotion du multilinguisme dans le cyberespace.
  • Le développement et l’utilisation rapides des technologies de l’information et de la communication ont des répercutions majeures sur les aspects privés et publics de la vie dans tous les pays.
  • L’ Institut des Statistiques de l’UNESCO prépare, dans le cadre d'Initiative B@bel, un rapport sur le statut du multilinguisme sur l’Internet qui constituera une contribution au Sommet Mondial sur la Société de l’Information (Genève 2003).
  • Ce projet a été mené dans le cadre d'Initiative B@bel en coopération avec ECoSA - Ethiopian Computer Standards Association - pour soutenir les efforts visant à développer et appuyer l'intégration de politiques multilingues.
  • CMC combines community radio by local people in local languages with community telecentre facilities such as computers with Internet and e-mail, phone, fax and photocopying services.
  • A project «UNESCO Red Book of Languages in Danger of Disappearing» was launched in 1993 to gather updated information on endangered languages and promote research.
  • Aynisiwi has been developed by Iván Guzmán de Rojas' IGRAL R&D group in La Paz, Bolivia, with the support of UNIÓN LATINA (París) and NEOTEC (Bolivia). The forum for testing it was developed in cooperation with Initiative B@bel.