HPAB | HiPoint celebrating International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Google has done a great job creating a worldwide info globe on Indigenous peoples here and their languages as part of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous peoples.

Indigenous languages HiPoint HPAB post
Indigenous languages HiPoint HPAB post

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated annually on 9 August. The theme of the 2019 event is, ‘Indigenous Languages’. The Day will focus on the current situation with indigenous languages around the world within the framework of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages.

 

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2019

 

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2019

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This year’s theme is Indigenous Languages and will focus on the current situation of indigenous languages around the world within the framework of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages. The aim is to highlight the critical need to revitalize, preserve, and promote indigenous languages and share good practices through expert/interactive panels and presentation of innovative initiatives on indigenous languages. The event will also showcase creative initiatives and videos on indigenous languages at the United Nations visitor’s lobby.

The 2019 International Day observance will take place on Friday 9 August from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm in the ECOSOC Chamber at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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