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A Symposium on Multilingualism in International Organizations and in International Co - operation

Starts May 10, 2018 12:00 AM
Finishes May 11, 2018 12:00 AM
Venue (time TBC) Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, First Avenue at 44th Street
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Among the themes that we hope to address at this symposium are the following:

  • evolving perceptions of multilingualism in international settings
  • linguistic inclusiveness in multilingual settings
  • interpretation and translation in international organizations
  • speed of decision-making vs. information loss in monolingual contexts
  • language in international peace-keeping
  • language and human/minority rights
  • the economics of language regimes
  • linguistic equity in organizations
  • inclusive communication in local and international development
  • language policy in international organizations
  • language and sustainability
  • multilingualism and NGOs