International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day is an observance held annually on 21 February worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was first announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999.

Celebrate International Mother Language Day with online access to a collection of articles, free until the end of March 2015. Simply click on the articles below to gain your access. 

The collection features articles covering topics including:

Language and Education

Identity

Language Attitudes

Language Policy

Multilingualism