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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.

NPLD at the European Commission’s Civil Society Platform on Multilingualism

08 Mar 2013

NPLD at the European Commission’s Civil Society Platform on Multilingualism

Today NPLD’s Policy Adviser is at the European Commission’s meeting on the Civil Society Platform on Multilingualism. The Platforms’ main goal is to gather key stakeholders across Europe in the field of languages and education.

Language Rich Europe project conclusions presented in Brussels

04 Mar 2013

Language Rich Europe project conclusions presented in Brussels

The Language Rich Europe project has presented its conclusions and recommendations on the European-wide project on multilingualism and the promotion of language policies in education, businesses, public services and media.

Inspiration is essential at EU level

01 Mar 2013

Inspiration is essential at EU level

On the fitting occasion of International Mother Tongue’s Day, NPLD held its Annual Conference ‘Languages! Let’s be Franca’. Such matter as ‘how can the promotion of linguistic diversity at a European level be improved, and is there a need for a new road map for languages in Europe were discussed

French Minister Peillon answers questions over ‘regional’ language teaching

01 Feb 2013

French Minister Peillon answers questions over ‘regional’ language teaching

The Breton deputy, Pol Molac (UDB), cross-examined Vincent Peillon, the French Minister for Education, on Tuesday in the National Assembly (29/1) over his Bill on school reforms.

Increased presence of Friulian in public TV in Italy

31 Jan 2013

Increased presence of Friulian in public TV in Italy

Agreement between RAI Italian Broadcaster and the Ministry for Economic Development to Increase Presence of Friulian

France dodges questions on regional languages

30 Jan 2013

France dodges questions on regional languages

Council of Human Rights of the United Nations: France dodges questions on regional languages, in contradiction with the commitments of the Head of State.

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