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using or knowing more than one language

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Multilingualism should be an integral objective of national strategies simply because it is the next logical step in our expedition toward a more connected, tolerant and cooperative world.
By the same resolution, the general assembly proclaimed 2008 as 'International Year of Languages', to promote unity in diversity and international understanding, through multilingualism and multiculturalism.
Seven years later, in January, 2006, the UN agency set up the Task Force on Languages and Multilingualism, chaired by a director-general.
The Head of the Belarusian Mission to the United Nations noted that Belarus consistently upholds the principles of multilingualism in the organization and undertakes practical steps both to strictly ensure the principle of equality of official languages within the UN system, as well as to honour the role of professional translation, and professional linguists in general, in strengthening peace, promoting better understanding between the countries of the world and sustainable development.
Unesco hopes that the marking of September 28 as the "International Day for Universal Access to Information" will provide for more countries adopting FOI legislation, developing policies for multilingualism and cultural diversity in the cyberspace, and ensuring that women and men with disabilities are integrated.
In the 21st century, multilingualism is a powerful skill for a child to develop.
Recent research on multilingualism has been grounded in critical sociolinguistics, an approach that attends to how identity and power play into linguistic interactions (Lamarre 2013).
In Part One, Multilingualism: Concepts, Practices and Policies, researchers expand dimensions of language knowledge and multilingualism.
From linguists and Cree tales to making multilingualism cross borders and hearts, A Tale of Monstrous Extravagance provides a very short, literary collection of insights and will be especially powerful as a recommendation for prior Tomson Highway followers.
By the same resolution, the General Assembly proclaimed 2008 as the International Year of Languages, to promote unity in diversity and international understanding, through multilingualism and multiculturalism.
THE rise of multilingualism in the UK's biggest cities is to be the subject of a major research programme led by the University of Birmingham.
The spokesman for the Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Androulla Vassiliou, confirmed, on 18 February, that the European Commission has at least temporarily decided not to open negotiations with Berne on Switzerland's participation in the Creative Europe programme, which supports the cultural sector in Europe.
With particular reference to education, linguists and language scholars look at cultural and political challenges of multilingualism in Africa and challenges of institutional multilingualism.
Towards a Multilingual Language Policy presents a theoretical support to multilingualism and multilingual education by taking the Content and Language Integrated Learning approach as the basis to instruct tertiary education students in a multilingual education policy by contextualizing a case at the bilingual Spanish-Valentian Universitat Jaume I, Castellon, Spain.
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