Author Archives: Iva Gašparović

29th Session of the UNGEGN

From 25 to 29 April 2016, 29th session of the UNGEGN (United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names) was held in Bangkok, Thailand. 29th Session of the UNGEGN, which was attended by 180 representatives, presented reports on the work of the United Nations Expert Group on Geographical Names, the activities of the working groups, issues that experts meet, as well as guidelines for their resolution.

The 30th Session of the UNGEGN shall be held on 7 and 18 August 2017 in New York, USA, while the 11th United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names shall also be held in New York from 8 to 17 August 2017.

More information on the 29th session of UNGEGN can be found on the following link.

Redesign of the web page of the Gazetteer of Geographical Names

With the aim of intuitive and simple access to the required contents, the web page dedicated to the Croatian Gazetteer of Geographical Names is restored. The site is restructured and redesigned. Also, to access the network services of the Gazetteer of Geographical Names, Terms of use were introduced which the users have to accept if they want to access the data.

The website continues to follow the issue of geographical names, both at the global, regional and national level.