International Mother Language Day

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“Languages are the best vehicles of mutual understanding and tolerance. Respect for all languages is a key factor for ensuring peaceful coexistence, without exclusion, of societies and all of their members,” says Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, in her Message on the occasion of International Mother Language Day 2011.

 

The International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by UNESCO in November 1999. This event has been observed every year since its creation to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

 

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