[MLE] Position Paper; Benefits of linguistic diversity and multilingualism

Dear MLE friends
The attached paper Benefits of linguistic diversity and multilingualism has an European focus but it has some Indian flavour to it as Prof Rajesh Sachdeva of CIIL was a co-author. An interesting element is that the economic factor in MLE planning is getting far more attention than I have ever seen in other MLE related papers.
Thanks, Rajesh, for forwarding!

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

SUS.DIV a five-year project (2005-2010) that focuses on the relationship between cultural diversity and sustainable development. It integrates European research capabilities across disciplines and countries to provide our society and polity with the instruments and tools for managing cultural diversity as a key element of a new strategy for sustainable development.

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Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 12:22 PM
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Subject: Position Paper

Attached herewith please find a position paper.

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