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This page chronologically lists the Unicode Consortium's press releases and announcements. All current announcements can be found at the Unicode Blog, starting as of May, 2009. For other background information, see the Recommended Reading List.

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Selected Older Announcements

2011.04.29   Unicode Announces New Technical Committee: ULI-TC
2011.03.14   Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository 1.9.1
2011.02.17   Unicode Version 6.0—Complete Text of Core Specification Published
2011.02.08   Call for Participation: 35th Internationalization & Unicode Conference
2011.02.08   Unicode Consortium Announces Opening of Data Submission for CLDR 2.0
2011.01.25   Save the Date: 35th Internationalization & Unicode Conference
2010.12.02   Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository 1.9
2010.10.12   Unicode 6.0: Support for Popular Symbols in Asia
2010.06.02   Unicode 6.0.0 Beta: New Support For Mobile Phones
2010.04.29   Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository 1.8.1
2010.04.27   Call for Participation: 34th Internationalization and Unicode Conference
2010.03.17   Le Consortium Unicode Publie CLDR, Version 1.8
2010.03.17   Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.8
2010.02.16 Print-on-Demand Survey for Unicode 6.0
2010.01.05 Unicode Announces New Lower Individual and Student Membership Rates
2009.12.10   Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.7.2
2009.10.21 The Unicode Collation Algorithm, Version 5.2.0, has been released
2009.10.15 Unicode announces Haiku Contest Results at IUC 33 reception
2009.10.01 Unicode 5.2 Released
2009.09.28   Unicode announces Haiku Contest
2009.06.29   Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.7.1
2009.05.08   Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.7
2009.04.03   Call for Participation: 33rd Internationalization and Unicode Conference
2009.03.02   Save the Date: 33rd Internationalization & Unicode Conference San Jose, Calif., USA; October 14-16, 2009
2009.02.26   Three new Unicode stability policies: Alias Stability, Property Stability, and Alias Uniqueness posted
2009.02.20   UTR #45, U-source Ideographs released
2008.10.28   Unicode Character Encoding Stability Policies updated & New Property Value Stability Table page added
2008.09.10  
2008.07.29   Translated Terminology Section, Guide to Abbreviations in Standards and FAQ on Standards Developing Organizations
2008.07.29   Unicode enabled products and useful resources pages reorganized for easier access
2008.07.25   Unicode CLDR1.6.1 release for Olson Timezone Changes
2008.07.17   Updated version of UTR #36: Unicode Security Considerations now available
2008.07.02   Unicode Releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.6
2008.06.03   Last Resort Font now available for free download
2008.04.04   Unicode 5.1 Released
2008.03.24   Call for Participation: 32nd Internationalization & Unicode Conference
2007.12.18   Unicode announces new membership level for students
2007.08.17   Unicode announces new corrigendum to Unicode 5.0, Corrigendum #6: Bidi Mirroring
2007.07.31   Common Locale data Repository version 1.5 Released
2007.07.02   Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Unicode
2007.06.11   Unicode 5.0 Electronic Edition Now Available!
2007.06.04   31st Internationalization & Unicode Conference to Feature New Content on New Technologies, Academic Topics, Web Mail and Hot Topics in Internationalization
2007.05.09   Updated Glossary is now Live!
2007.03.20   Call for Participation: 31st Internationalization & Unicode Conference
2007.03.05   Unicode Announces Start of Submission Period for Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.5
2007.01.16   Save the Date: 31st Internationalization & Unicode Conference San Jose, Ca, USA - October 15-17, 2007
2006.11.01   Unicode Version 5.0 Now Available
2006.10.26   Unicode Announces Keynote Panel at IUC 30
2006.09.18   Unicode Version 5.0 Pre-orders Now Accepted
2006.08.16   UTS #39: Unicode Security Mechanisms (Rev 2) Released
2006.08.16   UTR #36: Unicode Security Considerations (Rev 5) Released
2006.07.18   Unicode Collation Algorithm Version 5.0 Released
2006.07.18   Unicode Character Database 5.0 Released
2006.07.17   Common Locale Data Repository Version 1.4 Released
2006.06.21   IUC 30 Program Announced
2006.05.16   IUC 30 Call for Participation Deadline Extended
2006.05.08   Nicholas Negroponte to Give Keynote at the 30th Internationalization & Unicode Conference
2006.04.26   Save the Date: 30th Internationalization & Unicode Conference - Washington, D.C.; November 15-17, 2006
2006.04.06   IUC 30 Call For Papers
2006.02.28   The Unicode Guide now available!
2006.02.27   Momentum and Interest Grows at 29th Internationalization & Unicode Conference
2006.02.06   New Tutorial Added, Bird-of-a-Feather Topics Announced for 29th Internationalization & Unicode Conference March 6-8, 2006, Burlingame, California
2006.02.03   Unicode Announces Start of Submission Period for Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.4
2006.01.12   Unicode 4.1.0 Character Charts in French announced
2005.12.12   Unicode Version 5.0 BETA released!
2005.12.08   Col. Daniel Scott to Keynote 29th Internationalization & Unicode Conference
2005.11.17   29th Internationalization & Unicode Conference to Feature Unicode 5.0, Security Issues and Hot Topics in Internationalization for 2006
2005.10.24   IUC 29 Call for Participation Deadline Extended, Conference San Francisco, Calif., March 6-8, 2006
2005.09.29   Call for Participation: 29th Internationalization & Unicode Conference San Francisco, Calif., March 6-8, 2006
2005.09.13   The Unicode Consortium Announces Venue for 29th Conference
2005.07.07   Unicode releases the first version of UTR #36 Unicode Security Considerations
2005.06.24   Special Offer on Membership expires July 31
2005.06.02   Unicode releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.3
2005.05.31   New version of UTS #22 Character Mapping Markup Language (CharMapML) released
2005.05.06   Version 4.1 of UCA Released
2005.05.06   Unicode Announces Changes to its Membership Structure
2005.05.03   Corrigendum #5: Normalization Idempotency announced
2005.05.02   Updated version of UTS #18 Unicode Regular Expressions released
2005.03.31   Unicode 4.1 Released!
2004.11.04   Unicode releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.2
2004.07.23   Unicode announces new membership level
2004.06.08   Unicode releases Common Locale Data Repository, Version 1.1
2004.04.21   Unicode Sponsors Locale Data Project
2004.03.31   Unicode Extends Chinese, Japanese, Korean (CJK) Character Database -- Version 4.0.1 of the Unicode® Standard Released
2004.03.08   Unicode Conference Focuses on Government Language Requirements
2003.08.27   Enabling International Domain Names, Expanding Worldwide Accessibility, and Reducing the Digital Divide -- Major enhancements to the Unicode Standard
2003.08.18   Updated Conference for an Updated Unicode Standard
2003.04.24   Unicode Character Database 4.0 Released
2002.08.06   Unicode Consortium plans big finale for its road show
2002.05.02   Localization Industry to address challenges in Europe
2002.04.02   Unicode for Mathematics and Technical Publishing -- Version 3.2 of the Unicode® Standard Released
2001.11.26   Web globalization and Unicode experts to meet in Washington, D.C.
2001.09.04   Unicode Globalization Conference in San Jose
2000.02.29   Unicode Standard Extends to all World Languages-- Seamless Data Interchange Across Borders