With news about, among other things: French justice prohibits the use of Catalan in municipal meetings, Iceland allies with ChatGPT to preserve its language, Spanish Senate rejects Catalan on traffic signs, Centre de Recerca en Sociolingüística i Comunicació (CUSC-UB) celebrates 25 year anniversary, a special edition of DIALECTOLOGIA on dialect classification of languages in Europe, and much more!
With news about, among other things, South Tyrol, East Belgium and Hungary wanting to back MSPI in court, a French court will judge city council for using Catalan, a barometer for the Valencian language, a translation application for the Romansh language, the publication of the The Handbook of Linguistic Human Rights, the Europeana Translate project about multilingualism and cultural heritage, and much more!
With news about, among other things, the opinion of the UN special rapporteur on minority issues, Fernand de Varennes, about the French ban on the Corsican language in debates, less Basque speakers in Northern Basque Country, a report on European Union's support for regional and minority languages, Digital Language Equality in Europe, the XV OSTANA PRIZE ‘Writing in indigenous language’, and much more!
With news about, among other things, 25 year anniversary of the treaties Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) and European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML), the demand of the NPLD to include Catalan, Basque and Galician in the Online Language Support tool, a Friulian interface for Facebook, a call on the Netherlands to strengthen the use of Frisian, Limburgish and Low Saxon, and much more!
With news about, among other things, Irish as an official language in Northern Ireland, an appeal filed against the court decision on the Minority SafePack Initiative, the percentage of people able to speak Welsh is the lowest ever, an Occitan first name was rejected because of an acute accent, there are concerns in Brittany about Breton teaching, and much more!
With news about, among other things, the court ruling that the European Commission was right to refuse to take the action requested for 'Minority SafePack', Full digital language equality in multilingual Europe, Sami and Norwegian text on all TINE's milk cartons, oldest Basque script dating back to the 1st century, call for academic articles in standard Occitan and much more!
With news about, among other things, a Language plan that paves way for Scots to flourish in Shetland, a Report on minority languages in Switzerland, UNPO critical of French minority language policy, Revirada: online Occitan automatic translator, the search for a Junior Researcher Cat-Human Interaction, two new peer-reviewed journals on sociolinguistics, and much more!
With news about, among other things, a Northern Catalonian municipality taken to court for using Catalan, an avatar displays travel info in Dutch Sign Language, a new report on minority languages in Germany, a Friulian Pac-Man, Langscape & Enrope Winter School 2023, an international conference on 'Minority Languages in the City', and much more!
With news about, among other things, a Historic agreement on Alghero Catalan, a new research department at the Sorbian Institute, a research that shows that language is the 4th reason for discrimination in Barcelona, the IndyLan app to save minority European languages is out funding, a questionnaire on the Gaelic and Scots and Scottish Languages Bill, and much more!
With news about, among other things, official UN communication to France over discrimination against territorial languages, CoE condemns aggression Russian Federation, a FUEN platform around minority language teaching, Northern Catalonia agrees with the French state that all students can learn Catalan, a 'Language Plan' in Wallonia to increase employment rate, and much more!