Dear MLE friends,
Lobbying on international level takes a lot of effort and time. It is good to note that in the recently released 'State of the World's Minorities 2009' MLE is getting prominent attention. The report is prepared by the Minority Rights Group International (MRG) in collaboration with UNICEF. The report has an entire chapter on MLE (attached). Some more details (From Helen Pinnock of Save The Children UK) are below.
· Links to the report: http://www.minorityrights.org/7948/state-of-the-worlds-minorities/state-of-the-worlds-minorities-and-indigenous-peoples-2009.html#links_and_downloads (For full report, click on "Full text" on the right hand column under "downloads".
· A press release focusing on Language: http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=47693
· Article: Indigenous Languages: A View from UNICEF : http://www.minorityrights.org/download.php?id=664