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Director-General Observes Russian Language Day to Promote Multilingualism

6 June 2011

Russian Language Day was observed today by the Director-General at an event organized by the Permanent Mission of Russia which included an exhibition of Russian books and a performance by a traditional choral group. In his statement, the Director-General stressed that multilingualism plays an important role in ensuring effectiveness and increased participation of all in the work of the United Nations.

To view the statement of the Director-General (in Russian only), please click here.


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