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At its session headed by the Dynamic Coalition on linguistic diversity, the following points were discussed by participants:
* Measuring Linguistic Diversity in Cyberspace
* International Domain Names (IDNs)
* Scripts and Their Standard
* Democracy, diversity and access to tools and information
* Language as mirror of cultures
* Contents generation
* Promotion of digital literacy
* Markets and Needs
* Search engines and digital libraries
* Proposal for a World Summit on Linguistic Diversity

Given the importance and role of language in all spheres of communication in
our daily life, it was proposed to organize a World Summit on Linguistic Diversity.

You can access this entire debate by going to the link below.
The report of this session was written by Viola Krebs of ICVolunteers.

diversité linguistique Maaya vEnglish.doc

NB:Maaya - the World Network for Linguistic Diversity - is a multilateral network created to contribute to the enhancement and promotion of linguistic diversity worldwide.

The term 'maaya' in the Bambara language - language of West Africa - means 'humanitude'. The domain name is reserved for the Maaya Network, 'maayajo', resulting always in the Bambara language, "the reason, the cause of humanitude '.

Its headquarters is in Geneva, Switzerland.

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