Tag: IYIL

Celebrate International Mother Language Day Today

This year’s theme of international mother language day is indigenous languages as a factor in development, peace, and reconciliation, as 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous LanguagesThe idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh. It was approved at the 1999 UNESCO General Conference and has...

Official Launch of International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo Courtesy IYILThe official launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL), co-organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), took place on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France....