2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayuuk, Clay Rabbits 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz , Kumoontun, and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome as we edit …

International Year of Indigenous Languages Links

Photo Links related to the International Year of Indigenous Languages presented in somewhat random fashion: Language Challenge Mexico http://www.onunoticias.mx/abren-convocatoria-para-trabajos-de-investigacion-en-el-contexto-del-ano-internacional-de-las-lenguas-indigenas-2019 Embedded Tweets Join us as we launch the International Year of Indigenous Languages 1 February 2019 at the UNHQ in New York!#Indigenous peoples' representatives and #NGOs in Consultative Status with ECOSOC are invited to register here: …

International Year of Ecotourism

Photo: Ron at the Summit The United Nations declared 2002 the “International Year of Ecotourism.” The declaration came as a result of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)-related meeting of the Ad-Hoc (Inter-Agency) Working Group on Tourism, convened at Heredia, Costa Rica in 1999 in which the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the …

International Year

Buzzwords The United Nations dedicates an entire calendar year to focus on particular topics or themes. Key Links http://www.un.org/en/sections/observances/international-years Questions How do people contribute or participate in an International Year? How are International Years proposed? How is an International Year evaluated? Embedded Tweets 2019 Intl Year of Indigenous Languages was proclaimed by UN based on …