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International Mother Language Day (21 February)

Debate on Multilingualism with Assia Djebar of the French Academy.

Multilingualism is the theme of this year's International Mother Language Day, which is celebrated on 21 February. UNESCO is organizing a series of debates for the Day. On 21 February, author Assia Djebar of the French Academy will speak on the theme “Mother Writing”. Two other debates will be held on the same day: “Philosophy: A riddle of words” and “Multilingualism in Romance-language countries”. The programme on 22 February will focus on multilingualism in cyberspace.


  • 21-02-2007