Join us for a dynamic webinar exploring the role of Open Educational Resources in preserving indigenous languages and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals.
The 2023 edition of the UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes will be awarded to the Gunditjmara community for its long-standing efforts to safeguard and manage the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape, a property inscribed on the World Heritage List since 2019. The laureate will receive US$30,000 as prize.
A panel discussion will be organized on the topic of digital empowerment for indigenous languages. One of the pressing concerns raised during the 10th Global Task Force meeting was the lack of compatibility between indigenous languages and existing keyboards and software. Failure to adapt to digital formats may lead to the further marginalization and eventual
The Diversity of Cultural Expressions Entity has launched a call for experts in view of establishing a reflection group on the diversity of cultural expressions in the digital environment. The reflection group’s mandate will be to exchange knowledge and experiences regarding the implementation of the 2005 Convention in the digital environment and to formulate recommendations,
Find the Open Call in this link To Whom It May Concern, On behalf of UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External Relations, please find enclosed the Open Call for nominations addressed to indigenous peoples and indigenous peoples organizations to designate their representatives to sit on the Global Task Force for Making a Decade
Nearly one year into the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, 11 Member States of UNESCO have developed National Action Plans aimed at safeguarding, revitalizing and promoting Indigenous languages with a particular focus on digital empowerment.
On August 9th at 6 p.m., in the context of the International Day of Indigenous Peoples, UNESCO and the Chilean publisher Planeta Sostenible will launch the co-edition of the book “What Makes Us Human: A Book on the Value of Linguistic Diversity”. The event will take place at the Cultural Center La Moneda and will
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples serves as a global platform to honour and amplify the voices of indigenous communities and their languages. Observed annually on 9 August, this day marks the historic commencement of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations in 1982.
In order to raise awareness of the needs of these population groups, every 9 August commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This date, adopted in December 1994 by UN General Assembly resolution 49/214, marks the date ofthe first meeting of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion
Groundwater expert Dr Yolanda López-Maldonado analyses different aspects of past and present groundwater management in the Yucatán Peninsula
UN DESA Policy Brief No. 151: Why Indigenous Languages Matter: The International Decade On Indigenous Languages 2022–2032
125 countries and over 2,300 people joined the hybrid High-Level Celebration of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 13 December 2022.
Do not miss the new abridged versions of the Global Action Plan of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Portuguese.
We are pleased to announce the 13th International Forum of NGOs in Official Partnership with UNESCO!
UNESCO Etxea – UNESCO Centre of the Basque Country organizes an international audiovisual contest with deadline on 31 January 2023 to promote cultural and linguistic diversity.
B’nai B’rith International and UNESCO organize a Symposium on 15 November 2022 on the importance of languages for the creation of peaceful, open, inclusive, and resilient societies.
ASPnet is organizing a Webinar on 20th October to raise awareness of the importance of linguistic diversity and multilingualism for sustainable development.
This year to celebrate the International Translation Day an online event will be held on September 30th to pay tribute to language professionals.
The 2022 session of the Permanent Forum includes items related to the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Find out more!
In the context of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, all stakeholders can play a role in the preservation, revitalization and support of linguistic diversity and multilingualism. In order to provide timely and accurate responses, Indigenous Peoples Organizations and Institutions are invited to tell us more about their languages and share information about ongoing work and good practices.
As the world prepares for the International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022-2032, UNESCO unveils the World Atlas of Languages (WAL)
As an international governance mechanism, the Global Task Force ensures the equitable participation of all stakeholders in the International Decade
The Global Action Plan of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages aims to ensure international cooperation and joint and coordinated