Linguapax Prize 2008 to Neville Alexander of South Africa

Don Osborn dzo at bisharat.net
Sat Mar 1 16:56:38 UTC 2008


Dr. Neville Alexander of South Africa is the recipient of the 2008 Linguapax
Prize:

 

22.02.2008

The South African linguist Neville Alexander will receive the Linguapax
Award today in Barcelona, on the occasion of the Mother Language Day. The
ceremony is framed in the Intercultural Week organised by the Ramon Llull
University. Alexander, who coordinates the Project for the Study of
Alternative Education in South Africa has devoted more than twenty years of
his professional life to defend and preserve multilingualism in the
post-apartheid South Africa and has become one of the major advocates of
linguistic diversity.

http://www.unescocat.org/en/serveis/premsa.php

 

 

For more information on the Prize, see:

http://www.linguapax.org/en/premisLPXang.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linguapax_Prize

 

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