Language, Culture and Education

Sep 09, 2020

Balochistan: Region Has Lowest Female Literacy Rate In The World

Lawmakers, civil society representatives and NGOs in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province have stated that the region has the lowest female literacy rates anywhere in the world, with some women’s organisations claiming the authorities “were not making serious efforts to address this issue.” The region also has an increasing female mortality rate. Women and girls in the region have...

Sep 09, 2020

Balochistan: Region Has Lowest Female Literacy...

Lawmakers, civil society representatives and NGOs in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province have stated that the region has the lowest female literacy rates anywhere in the world, with some women’s...

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Jul 31, 2020

Guam: Territory to be Inducted into UNPO

The Speaker of the 35th Guam Legislature, Madam Tina Muña Barnes, will represent Guam in the territory's induction into UNPO today, at the opening plenary of the XV General Assembly of Unrepresented...

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Jul 29, 2020

UNPO to Welcome Five New Members - Watch the Ceremony...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization is proud to be welcoming five new exciting members into the organisation. The ceremony will take place during the GA opening plenary on 31 July 2020,...

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Jun 25, 2020

Southern Mongolia: Authorities Cancel Mongolian-Medium...

Schools in the Inner Mongolian city of Tongliao are being forced to teach more in Mandarin Chinese and stop teaching in their native Mongolian language, starting in the new academic year. According to...

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Apr 20, 2020

Coronavirus: Education in Somaliland

While all schools in Somaliland have been closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Ministry of Education and Science of Somaliland, with UNICEF’s support, has started broadcasting free radio...

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Mar 25, 2020

Ethiopia adds four more official languages alongside...

A new policy adding four official languages will be added in Ethiopia, better taking into account the percentage of Afan Oromo, Afar, Somali, and Tigrigna speakers in the country. The new policy seeks...

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Mar 20, 2020

Sweden: Truth and Reconciliation for Crimes against...

Below is an article by the Japan Times Sweden is creating a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate historic abuses against speakers of the Meankieli language, the Tornedalians. The Commission’s...

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Mar 19, 2020

Assyria: Multilingual Radio Station in Autonomous...

Below is an article by Al-Monitor A new radio station went on-air in the autonomous region of Rojava, in Northeast Syria. Discussing topics of social, cultural and political relevance, Suroyo FM broadcasts...

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