Languages Matter! A UNESCO Competition

Monday, 8 December 2008, 15:57 | Category : design, lifestyle, society
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Design 21 Social Design Network and UNESCO are running a competition to design a poster for the International Mother Language Day, February 21 2009.

Languages are essential to the identity of groups and individuals and to their peaceful coexistence. Only if multilingualism is fully accepted can all languages find their place in our globalized world. However, within the space of a few generations, more than 50% of the 7,000 languages spoken in the world may disappear. We must act now as a matter of urgency. -UNESCO

Further information available here. Final competition entry date is January 19 2009.

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