Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

International Mother Language Day — 21 February

“International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999 (30C/62).

International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.”

Read more @ http://www.un.org/en/events/motherlanguageday/

Languages do matter!

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