Language and ICT Policy

Language and ICT Policy

This sub-project will review the current state of language and ICT policy and examine how each deal with the other. Based on these findings the sub-project will work at informing policy makers around the issues of localisation and local language ICTs.

Partners working on this project: 


ANLoc conference 2010

26/04/2020
30/04/2020
Africa/Johannesburg
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ANLoc Project
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Fonts
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Keyboards
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Locales
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Localisation Tools
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Localise software
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Network activities
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Spell checkers
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Terminology
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Training
Location: 
Hartbeespoort, South Africa

Several ANLoc partners are meeting in South Africa to report on the year's activities and discuss the way forward.

ANLoc to attend the 4th Internet Governance Forum

15/11/2020
18/11/2020
Africa/Harare
Projects: 
ANLoc Project
Location: 
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

The fourth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Meeting will be held from 15-18 November 2020 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. ANLoc will be participating in the workshop Equality in access to knowledge society through language and cultural diversity

Afrilex-Alasa conference for 2009

06/07/2020
10/07/2020
Africa/Johannesburg
Projects: 
Localisation Tools
Projects: 
Terminology
Location: 
University of the Western Cape, South Africa

The annual conference for the African Association for Lexicography (Afrilex) and the African Language Association of Southern Africa (Alasa) is taking place at the University of the Western Cape (South Africa) from 6-10 July 2020.

Friedel will give a presentation about developing terminology with the goal of integrating with tools for computer aided translation, and will also give a software demo of some of the software developed as part of the ANLoc tools project.

Program booklet including the abstracts: http://www.afrilex.africanlanguages.com/conf2009progr.pdf

International Mother Language Day, 21 February 2020

21/02/2020
Africa/Harare
Projects: 
ANLoc Project
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Locales
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Network activities
Location: 
Paris, France

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Pan-African researchers unlock computers for African languages on Mother Language Day

In celebration of International Mother Language Day, a Pan African Network of computer and language experts is ensuring that computers are unlocked for mother tongue speakers.