International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022)

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In focus

World Arabic Language Day 2017: Looking to the Digital World

The role of new technologies and how to harness them is the theme of this year’s World Arabic Language Day, which will be celebrated at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, on 18 and 19 December. The annual event will also feature a concert by Iraqi oud player Naseer Shamma.