International
2018 Feb 21 Wed, 12:51:10 am

On Mother Language Day, UNESCO reiterates its commitment to linguistic diversity

PARIS, 20th February, 2018 (WAM) -- On International Mother Language Day 2018, celebrated every year on 21 February, UNESCO reiterates its commitment to linguistic diversity and invites its Member States to celebrate the day in as many languages as possible as a reminder that linguistic diversity and multilingualism are essential for sustainable development. UNESCO has been celebrating International Mother Language Day for nearly 20 years with the aim of preserving linguistic diversity and promoting mother tongue-based multilingual education. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay in her message...