Most languages not used in education, regrets UNESCO’s Director-General

19-02-2007 (UNESCO)

Most languages not used in education, regrets UNESCO’s Director-General

“Education uses less than a quarter of all languages” states UNESCO’s Director-General on the occasion of International Mother Language Day.

He is therefore launching an appeal for national and regional language strategies to be promoted so as to build a harmonious environment for all the world’s languages. Over half of them are otherwise doomed to extinction. 

Contact: n.andriamiseza@unesco.org 

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