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The International Map Year 2015/16

Lookup NU author(s): Dr David Fairbairn

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This is the final published version of a working paper that has been published in its final definitive form by United Nations, 2014.

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This paper considers the nature of the ICA-organised International Map Year (IMY), an initiative for which ICA has sought thesupport of United Nations structures, including the United Nations initiative on Global Geographic Information Management (UNGGIM).Preparatory work for this project has been undertaken by a Working Group of the International Cartographic Association,and details are presented of the way in which IMY will be organised and promoted. Particular activities mentioned in depth include‘national map days’, children’s activities, and a new book.


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Author(s): Fairbairn D, Ormeling F

Publication type: Working Paper

Publication status: Published

Journal: 28th Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names: Proceedings

Year: 2014

Pages: 12

Publisher: United Nations

URL: https://unstats.un.org/unsd/geoinfo/UNGEGN/docs/28th-gegn-docs/WP/WP76_fairbairn2_template-BR-2.pdf

Notes: Tabled at the 28th Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names, 28 April to 2 May 2014, New York


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