Monday, 1 June 2009

Unuiĝintaj Nacioj kaj la Irlandalingvo la blogo, From the Balcony, de Máirtín Ó Muilleoir:

POBAL, the umbrella organisation for the Irish speaking community in the North has won unprecedented support from the United Nations for the Irish Language Act.

The UN has said that it is concerned that there is still no protection for the Irish language in the North, especially in the light of legislation for Welsh and Scottish Gaelic.

Janet Muller, CEO with POBAL said, “POBAL has worked for over a year to bring this matter to the attention of the UN.

This is the first time ever that the Economic and Social Council has referred specifically to language matters in this manner in its report on economic, social and cultural rights”...

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