2021 Linguapax International Award

The call for the 2021 Linguapax International Award is open. The Linguapax Award is a recognition of 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. Its purpose is to identify, value and disseminate successful actions and good practices around the world that serve as a reference and example to all persons, entities and…

The first IHLA’s virtual celebration of Mother Language Day
The first IHLA’s virtual celebration of Mother Language Day
The International and Heritage Languages Association (IHLA) is a nonprofit organization that currently roofs twenty-nine international and heritage schools in Edmonton, Canada. IHLA has a long tradition of building an inclusive society by providing...
Women and Languages
Women and Languages
WOMEN’S ROL IN THE PROTECTION OF LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY No-one doubts the importance of women in language transmission. Since the dawn of time, it has been the mothers that are primarily responsible for the early...
Mother Language and Linguistic Diversity
Mother Language and Linguistic Diversity
Every 21 February UNESCO celebrates the International Mother Language Day, with a special attention to indigenous and minoritized languages, to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism”. Linguapax shares this goal and participates in the celebration, but from a critical point of view around the concept of mother tongue. Instead we propose linguistic diversity as an alternative approach to languages. This is why we take the opportunity offered by the International Mother Language day to present our on-line course “Linguistic Diversity, What for”? Go on reading!

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The International Linguapax Award is a yearly Prize rewarding work in the field of linguistic diversity and multilingual education. The 2018 winner is BASAbali, a collaboration of…

In this section you will find a selection of documents and materials published by Linguapax since its creation in different languages, including Linguapax Review, Teaching Units, conference proceedings and a selection of normative text regarding linguistic diversity.

Since the constitution of Linguapax as an association (2001), regular cooperation lines existed with activists and organisations from different regions of the world some embodied in bilateral cooperation agreements. These regular…

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