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Media: Focus on languages on International Mother Languages Day

Submitter: Brent Woo

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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Media Body: In honor of International Mother Languages Day, celebrated on February 21,
countries turn their focus to languages. A couple examples of countries
supporting language study:

Armenia's Parliament held a special meeting to commemorate the work scholars
have done on preserving Armenian:

The Bureau of Ghana Languages urges schools and the Ministry of Culture to
concentrate on actively supporting native language use in education and public
Issue Number: 23.902
Date Posted: February 22, 2012