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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.

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.

Sign Languages on Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger

29 Jan 2013

Sign Languages on Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger

Thanks to the collaboration between the International Institute for Sign Languages and Deaf Studies (iSLanDS) and UNESCO

European Parliament set for Endangered Languages Report

25 Jan 2013

European Parliament set for Endangered Languages Report

Corsican MEP François Alfonsi (EFA-Greens) discussed his new Report on European endangered languages in the European Parliament Culture Committee on Wednesday.

UNESCO and the European Parliament Join Forces

24 Jan 2013

UNESCO and the European Parliament Join Forces

UNESCO and the European Parliament join forces for endangered languages

NPLD part of the Platform for Multilingualism in the EU

15 Jan 2013

NPLD part of the Platform for Multilingualism in the EU

The NPLD has recently been accepted to join the European Civil Society Platform on Multilingualism, a forum supported by the European Commission, and consist of members from across Europe. The forums main goal is to influence thinking at EU level to raise awareness of the need for language skills in Europe.

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