Between Paris and New York. Information about how languages of indigenous peoples are preserved will be presented in Salekhard
9:52 29 января 2019
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The International Year of Indigenous Languages announced by the United Nations Organization officially was started on the 28th of January. The opening ceremony took place in Paris. The press-conference of the president of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East Grigory Ledkov will take place in the press center of the news agency “Sever-Press” on the 30th of January. He will tell about preparation of the report by the results of the Year of native languages, which will be presented in the New York office of the United Nations Organization in spring of 2020.
The association started collecting information about state of affairs with native languages of a row of peoples of Russia for the report. Grigory Ledkov will tell about the process of preparation of the document, what data will be included to it, and what actions are foreseen for preservation and development of languages in 2019 by the association with support of the state and charitable organizations.
The information center of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East informs that in 2019 not only association is planning big work. The state being represented by the Federal agency for affairs of nationalities became the main coordinator and the organizer of the basic amount of activities. A row of large activities of the public organization are included to the plan of the Federal agency for affairs of nationalities, and their serious support is planned. Several activities of organizations of indigenous peoples will be presented to the Federal agency for affairs of nationalities next week for consideration of financing from funds of state programs. The Year of Indigenous Languages in Russia is gaining momentum.