Eurolang News: The United Nations adopts declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 18:09:06 UTC 2007


Eurolang News

The United Nations adopts declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples

Gaetano Arfè, a visionary for Europe's lesser-used languages, dies
<http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2952&Itemid=1&lang=en>
Gaetano Arfè, the Italian Socialist MEP renowned for his work in promoting
lesser used languages which led to the establishment of EBLUL, died in
Naples on Thursday.

Government of Navarre to create an institute for the Basque
language<http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2950&Itemid=1&lang=en>

To take Euskara, the Basque language, "out of the political arena" is the
aim of the new Government of Navarre, according to the new Education
Secretary Carlos Perez Nievas.

The United Nations adopts declaration on the rights of indigenous
peoples<http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2949&Itemid=1&lang=en>


The Saami Council and the Saami parliaments in Finland, Norway and Sweden
are celebrating yesterday's adoption by the United Nations General Assembly
of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

"Brain Dead Language" - Labour Party researcher
quits<http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2955&Itemid=1&lang=en>


Partnership for Diversity 2007 Conference: still a few places left, but
hurry<http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2948&Itemid=1&lang=en>


Sámi language children's programme starts on Finnish
TV<http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2953&Itemid=1&lang=en>


Prodi: "We need a new law" for linguistic minorities in
Italy<http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2951&Itemid=1&lang=en>

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