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Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names

Berlin, 27 August-5 September 2002

by United Nations.

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Published by United Nations Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Place names & gazetteers,
  • General,
  • Travel - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12893462M
    ISBN 109211009154
    ISBN 109789211009156

    The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, meeting in Paris at its twentieth session, from 24 October to 28 November , Recalling that it adopted, at its ninth session (), the Recommendation concerning International Architecture and Town Planning, Noting that the international norms and principles defined .


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Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names In the intervening period, preparatory work for the Conference is carried out by the Group of Experts.

The work of the United Nations in the area of toponymy, the science of naming geographic features, began in George R. Stewart theorized, in his book Names on the Globe, Inthe United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names acknowledged that while common, the practice of naming geographical places after living persons could be problematic.

EIGHTH UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON THE STANDARDIZATION OF GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES- BERLIN COUNTRY REPORT STANDARDIZATION OF GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES IN VIETNAM 1. Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names book BACK GROUND Vietnam is located in the center of the Southeast Asia region.

It lies in the eastern part of the Indochina peninsular bordering. standardization of geographical names. • In pursuance of resolution 22 of the Fourth UN Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, the second edition of United Nations Documents on Geographical Names is nearing completion.

Comprising some pages, this publication will promote and facilitate the. United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names 18 Jun Inthe Economic and Social Council paved the way for a small group of experts to meet and provide technical recommendations on standardizing geographical names at.

United Nations in pursuance of the Economicand Social Council resolution A (XXVII) of 23 Apriland has endorsed “Persian Gulf” as the official name of the body of water. q The Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names.

A first-rate example of a toponymic blunder was highlighted during the Eighth United Nations Conference in the Standardization of Geographical Names, and was contributed by A.

Buren, et at. Apparently, inspired western surveyors in Arab countries who interrogated locals for place names often received the reply “mush arif” (“I don’t.

The United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) Secretariat, continues to provide support required to continue the important work of promoting the standardization of geographical names.

This report summarizes the major activities carried out by the UNGEGN Secretariat during the period August to the first quarter of United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, London, 10–31 May New York: United Nations.

Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, p. Book: Stewart, George Rippey. 7 August Names on the Globe. Oxford University Press. 1st. The use of the name 'Arabian Gulf' was described to be 'faulty' by the eighth United Nations conference on the standardization of Geographical names, Berlin, 27 August September Please note that the term 'Arabian Gulf' was first coined by Pan-Arab nationalists in the s as an offensive and racist term used primarily to irritate their.

Paper presented at the Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, Berlin, 27 August-5 September Guyot S, Seethal C (). "Identity of place, places of identities, change of place names in post-apartheid South Africa."Cited by: 2.

^ United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, London, 10–31 May New York: United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, p. ^ Stewart, George Rippey (7 August ).

Names on the Globe (1st ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN Toponymy itself is a branch of onomastics, the study of names of all kinds. In a more restricted sense, the term 'toponymy' refers to an inventory of toponyms, while the discipline researching such names is referred to as toponomastics. Meaning and history.

Toponym is the general name for any place or geographical entity. The United Nations Statistical Commission (StatCom) is a Functional Commission of the UN Economic and Social Council established in [1] It oversees the work of the United Nations Economic and Social 24 member states are elected by the Economic and Social Council on the basis of the following geographical distribution: African states (5), Asian.

Glossary of Terminology Used in the Standardization of Geographical Names 7 was an object of general terminographic analysis inwhen the Author: Marek Łukasik. The geographic names register of the National Land Survey of Finland.

In Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names Multivariate AnalysisAuthor: Antti Leino. ↑ United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, London, 10–31 May New York: United Nations.

Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, p. ↑ Stewart, George Rippey (7 August ). Names on the Globe (1st ed.). Oxford University Press.

ISBN Toponym is the general name for any place or geographical entity. [6] Related, more specific types of toponym include hydronym for a body of water and oronym for a mountain or hill. A toponymist is one who studies toponymy. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word "toponymy" first appeared in English in ; since then, toponym has come to replace "place.

(WGE) since the 10th United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names (UNCSGN) in In this period, the Working Group held three business meetings and four workshops and published four books of proceedings.

The WG met on August 6, during the 10th Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names in the UN. The Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names in concluded that the name Arabian Gulf is "faulty." These days, certain governments and media organizations see the distortion of the name "Persian Gulf" as a safe and inexpensive shortcut to chip away at Iran while the Islamic Republic is in conflict with.

Another concern of the UN has been the need to establish uniformity in geographical names appearing on maps. The first United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names was held in in Geneva; second, third, and Cited by: 1.

Leskinen, T.: The geographic names register of the National Land Survey of Finland. In: Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names () Google ScholarCited by: 7. Stop ignoring ß, a, ö, ü and other latin letters, and respect the outcome of the Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names.

Thanks. --Matthiasb25 November (UTC) Well done, you've found a source that calls it "Gießen", but so do most road maps for obvious reasons. The United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names (UNCSGN) and the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) have so far neither accepted nor denied Korea's claims, but left the issue open to discussion while continuing to use "Sea of Japan".

The United Nations confirmed its adoption of "Sea of Japan" in its. Overview. On almost all maps printed beforeand in most modern international treaties, documents and maps, this body of water is known by the name "Persian Gulf".This reflects traditional usage since the Greek geographers Strabo and Ptolemy, and the geopolitical realities of the time with a powerful Persian Empire (Iran) comprising the whole northern coastline and.

Supporting UN documents include UNAD, /Qen on March 5, and UNLA (C) on Aug The Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names Berlin, 27 August-5 SeptemberE/CONF/CRP, Item 17 (a) of the provisional. The United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names (UNCSGN) and the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) have so far neither accepted nor denied Korea's claims, but left the issue open to discussion while continuing to.

• The use of the name 'Arabian Gulf' was described to be 'faulty' by the eighth United Nations conference on the standardization of Geographical names, Berlin, 27 August September • In the United States, Persian Gulf has been the label sanctioned for U.S.

government use since a decision by the State Department's Board of Geographical. The use of the name 'Arabian Gulf' was described to be 'faulty' by the Eighth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, Berlin, 27 August September At the Twenty-third session of the United Nations in March–Aprilthe name "Persian Gulf" was confirmed again as the legitimate and official term to be.

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The international name for the body of water which is bordered by Japan, North Korea, Russia, and South Korea is disputed. Inobjections to the name Sea of Japan were first raised by North Korea and South Korea at the Sixth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names.

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