Thursday, February 07, 2008
UEA have produced a colour poster (in many languages) in support of Unesco‘s International Mother Language Day, 21st February. It can be downloaded here.
International Mother Language Day
Why International Mother Language Day?
Linguistic and cultural diversity represent universal values that strengthen the unity and cohesion of societies.The recognition of the importance of linguistic diversity led to UNESCO ’s decision to celebrate International Mother Language Day.
When was it launched?
The 30th session of the General Conference of UNESCO in 1999 decided that the Organization would launch and observe an International Mother Language Day on 21 February every year throughout the world.
Posted at 12:16 pm by vivodunne
Thursday, November 08, 2007
89th British Esperanto Congress
The 89th British Esperanto Congress will take place at The Prince of Wales Hotel, Lord Street, Southport between the 9th and the 11th May 2008.
An application form can be downloaded from here
Posted at 02:39 pm by vivodunne
Monday, October 15, 2007
The language challenge - facing up to reality
See Claude Piron speak about "The language challenge - facing up to reality" on YouTube - HERE
Posted at 11:38 am by vivodunne
Friday, September 28, 2007
Esperanto on The Leonard Lopate Show
Eric has sent in a link to a discussion on Esperanto on New York Public Radio.
Listen in full here
Leave your comments here
Posted at 12:21 pm by vivodunne
Friday, September 21, 2007
The European Day of Languages is a Council of Europe initiative held annually on 26th September each year to celebrate language culture and diversity.
EABhas secured a number of presentations in schools around the UK, on Wednesday our volunteer tutors will deliver the presentation to some 680 pupils!
The full listing of events can be viewed here or to search for Esperanto events in Europe see here and enter 'Esperanto' into the Keywords box.
Posted at 12:31 pm by vivodunne