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[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.

[MLE] UN finally adopts declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples

Dear MLE interest group, There is progress from the United Nations General Assembly in stating the fundamental right for Indigenous People groups to have education in their mother tongue.

[MLE] FW: Call for Papers: Thailand Royal Institute Language Policy Conference

Dear MLE friends, Soon you will hear about an MLE conference in India in February, but below is one in Thailand some of you might be interested in.

[MLE] Publication: Vital Voices: Endangered Languages and Multilingualism

Dear MLE friends. The Foundation for Endangered Languages (FEL) in collaboration with CIIL brought out an interesting publication titled: "Vital Voices: Endangered Languages and Multilingualism". Below you can read more about the content. The distributor for India is CIIL. You can contact CIIL through S.B. Biswas at < biswas@ciil.stply.soft.net >.]

[MLE] Publication: Vital Voices: Endangered Languages and Multilingualism

Dear MLE friends. The Foundation for Endangered Languages (FEL) in collaboration with CIIL brought out an interesting publication titled: "Vital Voices: Endangered Languages and Multilingualism". Below you can read more about the content. The distributor for India is CIIL. You can contact CIIL through S.B. Biswas at < biswas@ciil.stply.soft.net >.]

[MLE] FW: [se-ed] FOR INFO: Educaton Community Update 2

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Dear MLE interest group, In the past I have forwarded things from the below mentioned Solution Exchange discussion portal. But since then many more people joined the MLE interest list. Hence I forward an update again. The website says : " Solution Exchange is a UN initiative for development practitioners in India . For more information, please visit www.solutionexchange-un.net.in ". Even though the focus is much wider then MLE and think you would enjoy following the discussions. In fact several of you are already participating in the discussions!

[MLE] FW: AILA 2008 Newsletter 2006-11 (Keynotes / Call for Papers)

Dear Interest group, An other conference of interest.