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A few PowerPoint presentations

The role of formal education of "minorities" in the creation of societies with unequal power relations, in dispossession of minority resources and deprivation of capabilities. Linguistic genocide in education.
European Parliament. Intergroup for Traditional minorities, National communities and Languages. Strasbourg, 9 June 2016. Copyright: Tove Skutnabb-Kangas.

Indigenous peoples' linguistic human rights - enough to prevent linguistic genocide? Short Address of the presentation (PDF):
Invited presentation at Global Indigenous Preparatory Conference for the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples 2014, Áltá, Norway, June 8-12, 2013, organised by Sámediggi / Sametinget. Copyright: Tove Skutnabb-Kangas.

Lingvaj Rajtoj - Homaj Rajtoj, difinoj kaj realeco. Agado de UEA por lingvaj rajtoj.
Basic presentation in Esperanto of Linguistic Human Rights and the work by the Universal Esperanto Association at the United Nations on Language Rights.
Sveda Esperanto-Kongreso, Karlstad, 10-12 majo 2013. Download: PDF.
© 2013 Stefano Keller & Tove Skutnabb-Kangas.
(Article in English: PDF)

The human right to a mother tongue in revitalising Indigenous languages
Plenary paper at the Conference "The Real California Gold", Indigenous & Immigrant Heritage Languages of California., University of California, Davis, May 7-8, 2010. Video

Literacy and Oracy in Mother-Tongue Based Multi-Lingual Education
Tove Skutnabb-Kangas' public lecture at Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka, Mauritius, 24 October 2009, in connection with: HEARING ON THE HARM DONE IN SCHOOLS BY THE SUPPRESSION OF THE MOTHER TONGUE, 20-24 October 2009, Port Louis, Mauritius, organised by Ledikasyon pu Travayer.
International Panelists: Beban Sammy Chumbow, Robert Phillipson, Tove Skutnabb-Kangas.
Mauritian Panelists: Vinesh Hookoomsing, Med Moti, Jean Claude Bibi, Vidya Golam.
Special input from Derek Bickerton. The 15-page report from the hearing, "Executive Summary of Findings & Recommendations" can be downloaded here. It is also on the website of Lalit:, under 27 October 2009, Documents.
- For a short presentation of the Hearing, click here

Bamako International Forum on Multilingualism, 19-21 January 2009
Keynote address at the Bamako International Forum on Multilingualism, 19 to 21 January 2009 in Bamako (Mali), organized by the African Academy of Languages (ACALAN, the African Union), under the MAAYA Network (World Network for Linguistic Diversity), in partnership with UNESCO, OIF, the Latin Union and international institutions representing the various geo-linguistic areas of the world, as well as other stakeholders involved in linguistic diversity. The Forum is a first step towards a World Summit on Multilingualism.

Paris 7 Oct 2008, UNESCO Executive Board
UNESCO Executive Board debate "Protecting indigenous and endangered languages and the role of languages in promoting EFA in the context of sustainable development"
Paris, 7 Oct 2008

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