Arabic Language Day - Round Table on Arabic Language and the New Technologies
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Arabic Language Day is celebrated every year on 18 December. This year at UNESCO, a Round Table will be dedicated to Arabic Language and the New Technologies, on 18 and 19 December 2017. A concert and an exhibition will also be organized.
The sessions will be animated by renowned experts and high-level representatives on the following themes:
- Arabic Language and Science (cultural heritage and knowledge perspective);
- Language Planning and its role in the dissemination of Arabic Language;
- Language engineering and the use of new technologies in the teaching of Arabic language;
- Arabic Language: present and future.
The celebration also contributes to the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022), for which UNESCO is the lead UN Agency.
|Type of Event||Meeting by Member States or Institutions|
|Start||18.12.2017 09:30 local time|
|End||19.12.2017 18:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Makhlouf Sarrazin, Maya|
|Contact||Dolly Nasser Eddine, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Street||7, place de Fontenoy|
|Permanent Delegation Contact||Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to UNESCO|
|Language of Event||English, French, Arabic|
|Estimated number of participants||250-300|
|Link 1||History of the Arabic language at UNESCO|
|Link 2||International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022)|