Language and ICT Policy
Several ANLoc partners are meeting in South Africa to report on the year's activities and discuss the way forward.
The fourth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Meeting will be held from 15-18 November 2009 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. ANLoc will be participating in the workshop Equality in access to knowledge society through language and cultural diversity
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 2009.
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
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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.