Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Five students of Arabic langauge from JNU represent India at the UN | (Many Languages One World)

“In a remarkable feat, five students of Arabic from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) represented India United Nations General Assembly in New York and expressed their ideas on Sustainable development.

The students took part in ‘Many Languages One World’ (MLOW) International Student Essay Contest which was part of an initiative by United Nations on sustainable development agenda with the imperative of linguistic and cultural diversity post 2015. The 5 students from JNU were among the 70 winners from 42 countries.

The contest was conceived, created and was jointly managed by ELS Educational Services and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).”

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