With news about, among other things: ELEN calls on Italy to ratify the ECRML, major concern over Latvian ban on Russian-language content, Corsican autonomy 'without disengagement from the state', a new online French-Breton translator based on AI, the economic value of a minority language, the 30th anniversary of the OSCE/ HCNM, and much more!
With news about, among other things: Catalan, Aranese, Basque, Galician allowed in Spanish Congress, a report on endogenous regional languages of Wallonia, New ECRML evaluation reports on Romania, Montenegro, the FUEN Congress Main Resolution 2023, a white paper on Dutch Sign Language, the Mercator Multilingualism Lecture 'What (not) to expect when raising or working with bilingual children', and much more!
With news about, among other things: the Spanish government's formal request to make Catalan, Basque and Galician languages with full rights in the EU, a new law banning mother-tongue education for minorities in Estonia, the European Day of Languages on 26 September, research results from a project on Cimbro, Ladino and Mòcheno languages, Technology-Mediated PLurilingual Activities for (language) Teacher Education, neural machine translation for Romance languages, and much more!
With news about, among other things: a new report on working with multilingual children and families in early childhood education and care, new CoE/ECRML reports on Austria and Serbia, a new open-source app launched to help researchers collect data on bilingual populations, a call for help to make Higher Education Institutions multilingual spaces, the new Lingotell project on storytelling in indigenous and minority languages, and much more!
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!