International Mother Language Day: 21 February 2011

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International Mother Language Day: 21 February 2011

The International Mother Language Day (IMLD) was proclaimed by the General Conference of UNESCO in November 1999. It has been celebrated since 2000 to promote all the languages of the world. This Day represents an effective mobilization opportunity for linguistic diversity and multilingualism.

The edition 2011 of the IMLD focuses on the theme: The information and communication technologies for the safeguarding and promotion of languages and linguistic diversity.

  • In the framework of the Day, 21 February 2011

    Meet the Author: Mimi Barthelemy
    Dis-moi des Chansons d’Haiti/ Tell me a Song from Haiti/ Kek Chante Ayiti, pa di mwen -
    Trilingual children’s book in Creole, French and English

    UNESCO Book Store,
    7 Place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris
    12 p.m to 2 p.m.

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