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Mother Language Day celebrates multilingualism…

21 February 2019

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Mother Language Day celebrates multilingualism, cultural diversity

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Production Date: 
21 Feb 2019

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00:09:43

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English

Summary: 
It is estimated that every two weeks a language goes extinct. But why try to protect these languages? What is the real significance of International Mother Language Day, marked on 21 February?
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It is estimated that every two weeks a language goes extinct. But why try to protect these languages? What is the real significance of International Mother Language Day, marked on 21 February? UN News's Paulina Greer posed these questions to the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Ambassador Masud Bin Momen.
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