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EU's commitment to promoting multilingualism under fire

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2015

Source: the ParliamentMagazine.eu, written by James O'Brien on 26 March 2015 in Special Report

As one MEP takes to holding a 'language strike', the EU's promise of promoting language diversity has come under renewed scrutiny.

In the late 1950s there were four official EU languages, today there are 24 but figures provided by the European commission reveal that 40 million people in the EU speak 60 indigenous regional or minority languages. Read more...