Building peace in the minds of men and women

National Conference on the Preservation of Indigenous Languages

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
Where: 
Costa Rica, San Jose
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Jamion Knight (Email: j.knight@unesco.org)

The National Conference is focused on initiating a conversation about the importance of protecting the indigenous languages and generating recomendations for the development of a national road map and action plan focused on the preservation, promotion of and use of the languages. The event will place emphasis on bilingual education, access to information, the use of technology. The importance of developing measures and policies which will encourage young people to take interest in learning the languages will be one of the key elements in these discussions.
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