Observed on february 21, international mother language day promotes awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism the theme of this year is linguistic diversity and multilingualism: keystones of sustainability and peace. February 21 every year na day wey united nations educational, scientific and cultural organisation (unesco) put down to celebrate international mother language day di idea na to promote and protect language dem make dem no loss hear wetin dis young people tell bbc news pidgin. Unesco proclaimed 21 february the international mother language day in 1999 in memory of the protest and death of bengalese students who in 1952 in pakistan demanded equality for their language with this unesco wanted to draw attention to the need to preserve cultural and linguistic diversity slovene is the. Held on 21 february every year, international mother language day promotes linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Around the globe, several thousand people will be celebrating international mother language day today in their own way, read about it here. Children paint colours on a bangla alphabet during celebrations of the international mother language day in dhaka, bangladesh, 21 february 2018 the nation pays tribute to the language movement martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the mother tongue in 1952 while the united nations educational,. 21st february, the background history of becoming 'international mother language day' and a proposal of establishing 'ekushe corner' at every library of the world posted on fri 10 mar but it was an irony of fate that the rulers of pakistan tried to impose urdu as mother tongue instead of bangla the first. International mother language day (imld) is a worldwide annual observance held on 21 february to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism first announced by unesco on 17 november 1999, it was formally recognized by the united nations general assembly in a resolution.
As the world celebrates international mother language day on 21st february, the theme of 'linguistic diversity and multilingualism: keystones of sustainability and peace' will be discussed this theme reminds me about how happy i always feel when i look at the beauty of differences as the mixture of. President abdul hamid and prime minister sheikh hasina tonight paid their homage to the martyrs of the historic language movement by placing wreaths at the central shaheed minar at one minute past midnight on the occasion of amar ekushey and the international mother language day. International mother language day was proclaimed by unesco in november of 1999 and was first observed on february 21, 2000 the chosen date commemorates the date on which a group of university students were killed by the pakistani police in dhaka (now bangladesh) for using their mother language.
The administration for native americans supports communities seeking to maintain and revitalize indigenous languages through grants and partnerships. February 21 is celebrated as international mother language day the practice started from 2000 and the theme for this year is linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development to mark day, people on social media are urging others to respect their own and other mother languages. Martin nesirky, director of unis vienna, as well as current and former unis staff members, celebrate international mother language day.
The 21st of february is known internationally as international mother language day, chosen because of the tragic — yet catalyzing— events that transpired on that day in 1952, in bangladesh the. February 21 is international mother language day declared by unesco in 1999 to celebrated linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism events, workshops and even tweets on this date promote awareness hashtags: #imld18, #dilm18, #lenguamaterna unesco: “languages are the most.
Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and planet yet, due to globalization processes, they are increasingly under threat, or disappearing altogether when languages fade, so does the world's rich tapestry.
People, across the world, perform this day for recalling and dignifying the memory of the people who sacrificed their life establishing their mother language in bangladesh in the year 1952 unesco declared this day as international mother language day in 1999 in order to promote the preservation and. In days and events current affairs, international mother language day (imld) was observed across the world on 21 february to promote awareness of linguistic, multilingualism and cultural diversity. The city and its institutions are committed to international mother language day, and we seek to establish celebrations and initiatives related to this event we will work with other creative cities within the network to celebrate language diversity and multilingual education imld celebrations will include work with. Unesco promotes mother tongue-based bilingual or multilingual approaches in education - an important factor for inclusion and quality in education in reference to its motto, the organization declared 21st february as the international mother language day the proclamation came in the form of a resolution unanimously.
Announced by unesco in 1999, international mother language day celebrates cultural diversity and commemorates the “language martyr” students of 1952 bangladesh these students are honored by the encouragement of multiculturalism and the promotion of protective measures for endangered. A full day of australian indigenous language programming on indigenous community television (ictv) is being sponsored by connecting up as part of international mother language day on wednesday 21 february. Unesco has been celebrating international mother language day for nearly 20 years now with the aim of preserving linguistic diversity and promoting mother tongue-based multilingual education linguistic diversity is increasingly threatened as more and more languages disappear one language. We're proud to have so many different languages spoken on our campuses here are some of our international students sharing their favourite thing about exete.