Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Many Languages, One World


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MANY LANGUAGES,
ONE WORLD
2015 International Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum
Join us for the 2015 Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum Presentations!When: Friday, 24 July, 2015 from *9.30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
*Arrive an hour early for security check in.

What: Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum Presentations, promoting multilingualism in the United Nations General Assembly Hall.

Where: General Assembly Hall – United Nations Headquarters, New York

ELS Educational Services, Inc. and The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) are promoting multilingualism through the Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum.

Seventy winners from 42 countries have been selected to represent each of the six official languages of the United Nations (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian). The winners will travel to New York in July, and participate in a five day Global Youth Forum hosted by ELS at the campus of UNAI member, Adelphi University. They will work in their language teams to develop action plans focused on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals.

On 24 July 2015, the winners will present these plans at United Nations Headquarters in an interactive session in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations.

Read more @ http://www.els.edu/en/ManyLanguagesOneWorld

Languages do matter!

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