Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre

Eighth Conference of Arab Experts in Geographical Names

The Arab Division of Geographical Names Experts, the Royal Jordanian Geographical Center, the Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for West Asia / the United Nations and the Jordanian Geographical Society will organize the 8th Arab Conference of Arab Experts on Geographical Names in Amman, Jordan, from 10-12 September 2019.

The conference aims to activate joint Arab action in the following areas:

· Standardization of Arabic geographical names.

· Activate the committees of the Arab Division.

· Implementation of the unified Arab system.

· Establishment of national committees / bodies on geographical names.

· Preserving Arab geographical names as an Arab cultural heritage and preventing their change and destruction.

· Judaization of geographical names in Palestine.

· Establishment of seminars and exchange of experiences in the field of names and geographical information.

· Implementing the Arab and international resolutions related to the collection, control and the development and maintenance of geographical names.


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