MINELRES: Eurolang Newsletter: March 2007

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Sun Apr 1 11:09:06 2007


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


Korrika15, a 2150 km race for the Basque language 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2853&Itemid=1&lang=en

As snow still covers the roadsides, supporters of the Basque language
(Euskara) have been running through the cold night on the mountain roads
between Bizkaia and Araba provinces. The race will go on, non-stop,
night and day, for ten days. It will pass through all provinces where
Basque is spoken. In all runners will cover 2150 km.


EU support for cross border development of Irish medium education 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2850&Itemid=1&lang=en

With the official launch this week of Gaelscolaiocht Eireann, Irish
medium education is to be developed on a cross border basis for the
first time. The new project is funded by the European Union. 


More than 20,000 march in Besiers for Occitan 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2848&Itemid=1&lang=en

Over 20,000 people went to Besiers on Saturday to support the Occitan
language under the slogan “Anem ! oc ! per la lengua Occitana !” (Let’s
go ! Yes ! for the Occitan language !). 


Council of Europe warns UK over ’half hearted’ implementation of the
ECRML 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2847&Itemid=1&lang=en

The Council of Europe has warned the UK Government that it must do more
to meet its obligations to protect its regional and stateless languages.


Wales: a further 59 organisations to provide bilingual services 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2852&Itemid=1&lang=en


Monolingual Frisian names for all canals, lakes and rivers 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2851&Itemid=1&lang=en


First Finnish Sami elected to Parliament 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2849&Itemid=1&lang=en


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

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