Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Multilingualism and Global Citizenship, by a 2017 MLOW winner

Multilingualism and Global Citizenship, by a 2017 MLOW winner.

“We live in an interconnected world. It is an unquestionable fact. We cannot afford to deny the intricate ties that connect each and every one of our respective worlds. It is clear that despite our established borders, cultures and languages do not and cannot exist entirely independently. The effects and repercussions of decisions made in one part of the world ripple throughout the rest of the planet and affect us all in one way or another. With this in mind, we are made conscious of the immense responsibility held not just by our leaders but also by us as individual citizens. ”

Read more @ https://unchronicle.un.org/article/multilingualism-and-global-citizenship

Languages do matter!

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