‘Due to Globalization Processes, Mother Languages Are Increasingly under Threat, or Disappearing Altogether’ – International Day

Originally posted on HUMAN WRONGS WATCH:
Human Wrongs Watch Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and planet. Yet, due to globalization processes, they are increasingly under threat, or disappearing altogether. . Students in a classroom at the Jabalia refugee camp in northern…

Refugee and migrant children losing

Today no one ignores that in the MENA region, countries’ education systems amongst others are undergoing difficult times.  Here is a UN’s report review confirming whilst shedding some light on the goings-on. Refugee and migrant children losing over 1.8 million school days, every day – UN report 20 November 2018 Migrants and Refugees Migrant and […]

‘Bring to life’ any audio-visual recordings

Audiovisual Heritage of the UN News came up with this call to action for all to try and ‘bring to life’ any audio-visual recordings of their life, be it private or public, all presumably for posterity’s sake.   ‘Bring to life’ precious moments caught on film or tape, UN agency urges on World Day 26 […]

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

An IMF blog’s article by Vitor Gaspar and Christine Lagarde dated September 24, 2018, on the United Nations that is to receive shortly a gathering of the World leaders to discuss “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Give Today’s Children a Chance The long road towards development World leaders […]

Artist Rebuilding war destroyed Baghdad Library

History repeating itself over and over, Iraq and its Capital City Baghdad know how the first to pay is as always those that the mob instinctively understand as being the seat of power. Knowledge that is; so destroying the libraries was like getting rid of the symbols of the civilisation. However, unlike their predecessors, the […]

Are Bilingualism Matters today this vital?

Per NALDIC, the national subject association for English as an additional language in the UK introduction to its enthusiastic drive towards bilingualism says: “In many parts of the world it is common for children to be exposed to two or even more languages right from birth, but bilingualism is a relatively new phenomenon in most […]

English is spoken in 101 countries, while Arabic

English has achieved prime status by becoming the most widely spoken language in the world – if one disregards proficiency – ahead of Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. English is spoken in 101 countries, while Arabic is spoken in 60, French in 51, Chinese in 33, and Spanish in 31. From one small island, English has […]