AMARC Europe to meet Intergroup for Traditional Minorities, National Communities and Languages

14 January 2014, Strasbourg. The next meeting of the Intergroup for Traditional Minorities, National Communities and Languages will take place on Thursday 16 January 2014 in Strasbourg, room WIC 100 from 10h00 to 11h30. In the first part of the meeting, Dr Davyth Hicks (Secretary-General European Language Equality Network, CEO Eurolang) will present the conclusions of the Conference “Radio broadcasting in minority

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Radio broadcasting in minority languages: where we are, where we should goLa radiodiffusion dans les langues minoritaires: où nous sommes, où nous devrions allerRadio comunicación en lenguas minoritarias: dónde estamos, hacia dónde debemos ir

Brussels, October 18th, 2013. On October 16th and 17th, the public forum “Radio broadcasting in minority languages: where we are, where we should go”, organized by AMARC Europe and Iñaki Irazabalbeitia MEP (EFA Group) took place in the European Parliament, in Brussels. The objective of the forum has been to provide an overview of the role of community media in the cultural

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European Charter for Regional or Minority LanguagesCharte européenne des langues régionales ou minoritaires

The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages was adopted, as a convention, for signature on 5 November 1992. When looking back at the making of the treaty, what its impact has been since, and the challenges that still lie ahead, the original authors emphasised that they would still do it the same way again. Indeed, the objectives and principles

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Eurobarometer: Europeans and their LanguagesEurobaromètre: Les Europeens et leurs LanguesEurobarometro: Los europeos y sus lenguas

Today the European Union is home to 450 million people from diverse ethnic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The linguistic patterns of European countries are complex – shaped by history, geographical factors and mobility of people. At present, the European Union recognises 20 official languages, and about 60 other indigenous and non-indigenous languages are spoken over the geographical area. The term

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Radio broadcasting in minority languages: where we are, where we should go

Public forum Wednesday 16 October 2013, 10:00-18:30 European Parliament, Room A3E2 (am) / A5E1(pm) 60 rue Wiertz-1047 Brussels Thursday 17 October2013, 9:30-12:30 AMARC Europe – 11, rue de la Linière – 1060 Brussels Today globalization, the growth of the Internet and web-based information is having a direct and detrimental impact on minority languages and linguistic diversity, as global communications and

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