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Please find below the latest news and information on linguistic diversity in Europe. For previous news stories, visit the Archive pages by clicking on the link on the left hand menu.

Celebrating innovation in the field of languages and technology

09 Jul 2013

Celebrating innovation in the field of languages and technology

Along with presentations from a number of new and on-going EU projects involving language technology companies, around 30 nominees of corporate ‘venture’ projects showcased their innovative Language Technology products and services to a panel of experts, and competed for the coveted LT-Innovate Award

Importance of ICT for CRSS Languages

05 Jul 2013

Importance of ICT for CRSS Languages

One of the main aspects highlighted at the NPLD Assembly meeting in Bilbao was the vital importance of technologies and social media for the revitalization of minority languages.

France bans the use of local languages in the Parliament of French Polynesia

19 Jun 2013

France bans the use of local languages in the Parliament of French Polynesia

The Conseil d’État – the French advisory body on legal issues – has just declared illegal two laws passed in the French Polynesia on the grounds that “the vice-president and several other speakers used the Tahitian language”.

Strong support of the European Parliament’s Culture Committee for linguistic diversity

19 Jun 2013

Strong support of the European Parliament’s Culture Committee for linguistic diversity

The European Parliament has voted yesterday, June 18th, on the report put forward by Corsican MEP concerning the support for Europe’s endangered languages.

Basque language magazine in Navarre reaches edition 100

19 Jun 2013

Basque language magazine in Navarre reaches edition 100

Thanks to the work of numerous local institutions and the support of the regional government, the Navarre-based local magazine Ze Berri? recently published its 100th edition.

Law on the Frisian Language

16 Jun 2013

Law on the Frisian Language

On June 4, the Netherlands’ parliament voted unanimously on a the Law on Frisian Language Use.

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