International Mother Language Day- 21 February

UNESCO has celebrated International Mother Language Day on 21 February. The 2018 theme is- “Linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development”.

It has been organised for nearly 20 years with the aim of preserving linguistic diversity and promoting mother tongue-based multilingual education.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Canara Bank 2018 Exam-
  • UNESCO- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
  • France’s Audrey Azoulay- 11th DG of UNESCO, Headquarters- Paris, France.