MINELRES: Eurolang Newsletter 1/12/06

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Sat Dec 2 09:23:23 2006


Original sender: Eurolang <editor@eurolang.net>


Dear Madam/ Sir, 
We include a brief summary of the latest articles published on Eurolang.


EBLUL: resounding endorsement from membership following successful
conference 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2772&Itemid=1&lang=en

EBLUL members have given a resounding endorsement to the NGO to continue
its work, following a successful conference in Dublin. Europe’s only
organisation dedicated to the promotion and protection of lesser used
languages faces the future with a sound basis, an expanding network of
member state committees, and the strong support of its constituent
members.


Your Language - Your Right 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2775&Itemid=1&lang=en

Under the slogan “Dy Iaith – Dy Hawl” (Your Language – Your Right) 
campaigners continue to press for stronger legislation that would give
more rights to Welsh speakers.


European Parliament hearing for Multilingualism Commissioner Designate,
Leonard Orban 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2771&Itemid=1&lang=en

The new commissioner designate for Multilingualism the Romanian, Leonard
Orban, met the European Parliament yesterday in a hearing which was
dominated by the topic of stateless, regional or minority languages.


Mr. Haider replaces bilingual signs 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2770&Itemid=1&lang=en

On Wednesday (22/11/06) Carinthian Governor Jorg Haider removed the
bilingual town entry signs of Schwabegg - Zvabek and replaced them with
large monolingual German signs and much smaller Slovene supplementary
labels underneath.


Sardinian poetry: traditional song improvisation contests now available 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2774&Itemid=1&lang=en


Rouanez ar forbanned, the first Breton manga comic published 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2766&Itemid=1&lang=en


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Dr. Davyth A. Hicks
Editor-in-Chief
EUROLANG NEWS
Brussels 
davyth.hicks@eurolang.net
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