Meeting of the UNGEGN Working Group on Romanization Systems

Tallinn, 9-10 October, 2006

Agenda and presented documents

Agenda item 1 - Adoption of the agenda

Agenda item 2 - Status and perspectives of various romanization systems for geographical names

  1. The Application of Ukrainian System of Romanization of Geographical Names (State Service of Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre, Ukraine)
  2. Bulgarian: expected changes in romanization (Peeter Päll)
  3. Byelorussian: possible changes in romanization (Peeter Päll)
  4. Romanization of Georgian: implementation of the national system (Peeter Päll)
  5. The Romanization of Toponyms in the Countries of South Asia (PCGN)
  6. Romanization Policy of the United States Board on Geographical Names: Current Status [+map] (David Gunn, Peter Viechnicki)
  7. Romanization of Armenian (20 June 2005, WGRS document)
  8. Romanization of Khmer (20 June 2005, WGRS document)
  9. Kazakh Roman alphabet perspectives (Peeter Päll)
  10. A Brief Note on the Effect of Montenegrin Independence on Language (PCGN)
  11. Local romanization systems: case of Estonian (Peeter Päll)
  12. Translittération des charactères arméniens, géorgiens, cyrilliques kazakhs, kirghizs, tadjiks, ukrainiens, biélorusses; prononciation des noms de l'Estonie, la Lettonie et la Lituanie [paper copy] (Elisabeth Calvarin)
  13. [brief information on Amharic, Dzongkha, Mongolian, etc.]

Agenda item 3 - Updates to the Report on the Current Status of United Nations Romanization Systems for Geographical Names

Agenda item 4 - Information and documentation on WG activities (website, reports, etc.)

Agenda item 5 - Preparations for the Ninth UN Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names

  1. Resolutions to be prepared for the Ninth UNCSGN in 2007 (Peeter Päll)
  2. Preparations for the Ninth UN Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names (Helen Kerfoot)

Agenda item 6 - Other issues

  1. Unicode Technical Standard # 35: Locale Data Markup Language (LDML).