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EURid signs MoU with UNESCO

27 Feb. 2013

Brussels, 27 February 2013 - Following the IDNs - State of Play Insights report of 2011 and the 2012 World report on IDNs deployment, EURid and UNESCO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Both parties will carry out common projects to contribute to the promotion of multilingualism in cyberspace with special focus on research and analysis of the International Domain Names (IDN) deployment, preparation of joint World Report(s) on the IDN deployment, cooperation in preparation of joint events, meetings and projects involving experts from various professional and academic communities, industry as well as other international, regional and national organizations.

The 2012 World report on IDNs deployment has been successfully presented during the UNESCO WSIS + 10 event in Paris on 26 February. The report is available here.