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Multilingualism in Cyberspace

Language constitutes the foundation of communication and is fundamental to cultural and historical heritage.

International Mother Language Day

For the fourth year, UNESCO promotes recognition and practice of native languages.
The International Mother Language Day, proclaimed by UNESCO's General Conference in November 1999, is being observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

Start Date 20-02-2000
End Date 20-02-2000
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Document ed_mothertonguedilemma_eng.pdf 446857 bytes (Download Help)
Document ed_mothertonguedilemma_fr.pdf 450741 bytes (Download Help)