Special session - UN Permanent Forum - 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages

In the context of the 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UNESCO will organize a special session on the organization of the 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages.
On 21 October 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Resolution A/RES/71/178 on “Rights of Indigenous peoples” proclaiming 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages. UNESCO will serve as the lead organization for the International Year of Indigenous Languages beginning on 1st January 2019.

In the context of the 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UNESCO will organize a special session on the organization of the 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages. The objective of the session is to discuss the implementation of the Plan of Action to be prepared for the 2019 Year with all interested bodies.


Details

Type of Event Consultative Meeting
Start 16.04.2018 09:00 local time
End 27.04.2018 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Kasinskaite, Irmgarda
Organizer UNESCO Communication and Information Sector, Knowledge Societies Division
Contact Irmgarda Kasinskaite (Email: i.kasinskaite@unesco.org)
Country United States of America
City New York
Venue New York Headquarters
Street
Room
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 70
Official Website
Link 1 Linguistic diversity and multilingualism on Internet
Link 2 Division for Social Policy and Development Indigenous Peoples
Link 3
Link 4

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