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International Mother Language Day - 21 February 2010

International Mother Language Day

The eleventh International Mother Language Day, on 21 February 2010, is celebrated in the framework of the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures.
The International Mother Language Day, proclaimed by the General Conference of UNESCO in November 1999, has been observed yearly since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.


Type of Event Special Events
Start 21.02.2010 08:00 local time
End 21.02.2010 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Rosi, Mauro
Organizer UNESCO
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7 place de Fontenoy
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian
Estimated number of participants
Official Website International Mother Language Day
Link 1 Journée internationale de la langue maternelle
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