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Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 16:01:36 UTC 2015

 Forwarded From: Linguapax International <info at linguapax.org>

: International Linguapax Award 2016 – call for candidates now open

Since it was proclaimed by UNESCO in 1999, the *International Mother
Language Day* is observed worldwide on February 21st to promote awareness
of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. To commemorate
this annual observance, Linguapax calls the yearly *International Linguapax
Award* as a tribute to the outstanding action carried out by linguists,
researchers, professors or members of the civil society in favour of the
preservation of linguistic diversity, revitalization and reactivation of
linguistic communities and the promotion of multilingualism.
In previous editions, the award went to committed linguists and NGOs from
all continents such as Xavier Albó (Bolivia), Escola Valencia (Spain),
Ledikasyon pu Travayer (Mauritius), Jon Landaburu (Colombia), Ganesh Devy
(India), or the late Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira (New Zealand), Neville
Alexander (South Africa), Maurice Tadadjeu (Cameroo) and Joshua Fishman
(USA), among others.

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 call for candidates is now open
till *January 21st, 2016*.

2016 Terms of reference

   1. Linguapax International calls for nominations for the Linguapax
   International Award on a yearly basis to honour actions carried out in
   different fields in favour of the preservation of linguistic diversity,
   revitalization and reactivation of linguistic communities and the promotion
   of multilingualism.
   2. Individuals, entities or collectives of the academic community and
   civil society whose actions fit the descriptions of the aforementioned
   areas can be nominated as candidates. Persons linked with Linguapax
   structures or delegations are not eligible.
   3. Nominations must include contact details of the nominee, a curriculum
   and a letter of motivation for the candidacy. Additional documentation
   supporting the work described will be most appreciated, preferably in
   electronic format, including links to audio-visual media, publications,
   websites, press releases, etc.
   4. Nominations must be sent to Linguapax either by email to
   info at linguapax.org or by certified mail to Linguapax International, C/
   Pelai 12, 3-M, 08001 Barcelona (Spain) before January 21, 2016. Please
   mention “Linguapax International Award 2016″ in the mail subject or on the
   5. The nominations will be treated with full confidentiality.
   6. The jury of the Linguapax International Award is formed of the
   members of the Linguapax Board and international Advisory Board as well as
   the delegates of the Linguapax International Network.
   7. The decision of the jury will be unquestionable. Exceptionally, the
   jury might decide to award two candidates.
   8. The 2016 International Linguapax Award is endowed with 6000 €.
   9. This year the winner of the Linguapax Award will be proclaimed on
   Monday February 22, 2016, coinciding with the 16th commemoration of the
   International Mother Language Day.

Amélie Ponce
Linguapax International
C/ Pelai, 12 - 3M
E-08001 Barcelona
Tel.: +34 932 807 665
amelie.ponce at linguapax.org/ info at linguapax.org

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