International Mother Language Day was first announced by UNESCO in 1999 to ‘promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples of the world’. It has, since then, been observed every year on 21 February. For this occasion, we have created an infographic about endangered languages around the globe, with particular focus on Europe and the UK. All the data presented in the graphic comes from the UNESCO – if you would like to explore the topic in more detail, you can do so on their website. More.

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