International Mother Language Day

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International Mother Language Day

UNESCO supports mother language and multilingual education through International Mother Language Day (IMLD). The overall objective of the Day is to contribute to promoting Global Citizenship education.

UNESCO will celebrate IMLD 2018 on the theme "preserving linguistic diversity and promoting multilingualism to support SDGs.

IMLD also supports Goal 4.6 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): "Ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy"

The opening ceremony of the celebration will be held at UNESCO HQ on 21 February 2018. Promotional activities of mother language and multilingual education should be undertaken at country level.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 21.02.2018 09:00 local time
End 21.02.2018 19:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Andriamiseza Ingarao, Noro
Country France
City Paris
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 150
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