MINELRES: Eurolang articles: 13 - 19 May 2005
Fri May 27 07:50:45 2005
Original sender: Simone Klinge <SimoneKlinge@gmx.net>
Dear Madam/ Sir,
We include a brief summary of the latest articles published on Eurolang.
GAELIC PLACE NAMES - AVANCE AND RETREAT
Glaschu / Glasgow 5/19/2005 by Martainn MacLeòid
The use of Gaelic place names in signage and other official matters has
seen both advance and retreat in recent days.
ÚDARÁS NA GAELTACHTA, THE GAELTACHT AUTHORITY, REVELAS AMBITIOUS PLAN TO
Baile Atha Cliath 5/17/2005 by Eoghan Ó Neill
The Gaeltacht Authority, Údarás na Gaeltachta, has revealed an ambitious
plan to strengthen Irish as the community language of the Gaeltacht.
SETU PEOPLE AGAINST NEW ESTONIAN-RUSSIAN BORDER TREATY
Tallinn 5/17/2005 by Alexander Shegedin
Tomorrow on May 18th in Moscow, Estonia and Russia will sign a border
treaty. Up until now the border between the two countries has not been
fully agreed upon. In 1940 Estonia was annexed into the Soviet Union,
while the previous Estonian-Russian border was defined by the Tartu
peace treaty of 1920.
BELGIAN LANGUAGE DEBATE PUT ON HOLD
Antwerp 5/16/2005 by Kathleen Engels
A decision on how to solve a high-profile language problem in Belgium
has been put off for another two years as Flemish and Walloon
negotiators failed to reach a deal on dividing the constituency of
Brussels-Halle-Vilvoorde. The problem has now been moved from the
federal to the Flemish government. In Wallonia politicians are asking to
freeze all language and community related debates until after the next
elections in 2007.
ANDREW GEORGE MP SWEARS IN CORNISH IN PARLIAMENT
Truru/ Truro 5/13/2005 by Davyth Hicks
Andrew George, MP for St Ives in west Cornwall, used the Cornish
language during the swearing of allegiance to the Queen in the UK
Parliament on Thursday.
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