Monday, September 4, 2006

[EFA] UNESCO World Reports

Dear Interest group,
Some of you might like to know what UNESCO’s present thinking is on language related issues. See below.

Karsten van Riezen
Education Consultant, SIL Int.
SIL, South Asia Group.

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Sent: 02 September 2006 16:10
Subject: UNESCO World Reports

Dear Colleagues,

Every year UNESCO publishes a World Report on a major issue. The 2005 report "Towards Knowledge Societies" deals with language issues at various points, and has a useful section entitled "Local and indigenous knowledge, linguistic diversity and knowledge societies". It is available in pdf format in six languages from

The 2007 World Report will be on Cultural Diversity.

Dave Pearson
Permanent Representative to UNESCO
SIL International

Tel:        +44 1604 583693
Mob:        +44 7985 256581

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