International Year of Languages launched at UNESCO

11-02-2008

International Mother Language Day, celebrated on 21 February every year since 2000, also marks this year the start of the International Year of Languages proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, which has entrusted its coordination to UNESCO.

About 200 participants attended the seminar, which was organized by UNESCO and the Council of Europe.

Open to the public; limited seating availability.
Event Location:  UNESCO Headquarters, Room XI
Seminar: 9.15 am to 4 pm
Round table: 4pm-5.30pm

Contact:  Mauro Rosi