MINELRES: Eurolang newsletter - February 2007

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Mon Feb 12 08:01:34 2007


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


Historic cross-border agreement made to promote Basque in Iparralde 

The Basque Government and the Public Office of the Basque Language in
Iparralde (Northern Basque Country) have signed an agreement to
collaborate on Basque language regeneration with  Eur 1,450,000 funding
for 2007...
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2815&Itemid=1&lang=en


10,000 signature language law petition presented to Welsh Government 

A petition containing over 10,000 signatures calling for new language
legislation was presented to the Welsh National Assembly on Tuesday (6th
February)...
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2814&Itemid=1&lang=en


European Commission rolls out its new Lifelong Learning Programme and
underlines its commitment to promoting linguistic diversity 

The European Commission held its first Info Day earlier on its new
Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), which includes the education
programmes Erasmus, Comenius and Grundtvig. Throughout the launch the
Commission emphasised the importance of language learning and the
promotion of linguistic diversity...
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2814&Itemid=1&lang=en


North Frisians protest against plan to dissolve their 'sprachenland' 

A group of North Frisians from all political parties have started a
movement with the aim to prevent the forced redivision of counties in
the northernmost German land of Schleswig-Holstein... 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2809&Itemid=1&lang=en


Wales launches new Centre for Bilingualism 

The Economic and Social Research Council, Higher Education Funding
Council for Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government have together
announced ?5 million funding for a new research centre to study
bilingualism... 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2812&Itemid=1&lang=en


Ulster Scots Agency set to go on air with its own community radio 

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2807&Itemid=1&lang=en


Hungary: closure of the Office for National and Ethnic Minorities 

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2811&Itemid=1&lang=en


Welsh language education boom leads to school overcrowding 

http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=2808&Itemid=1&lang=en



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

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