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International Mother Language Day: "Keep Talking"
Date: 21 February 2020
12:00 - 02:00
Organization: UNOG
Location: Room XIV Cinema
Category: Film Screening
, Celebration

Let’s celebrate the rich tapestry of languages and cultures at UN Geneva!

Programme of activities - 21 Februar 2020

Video feature
Learn about songs that are passed from generation to generation (Palais des Nations)

Multicultural Menu UNOG Cafeteria

Special dishes from all continents will be served.

Film Screening of “Keep Talking”

12.45 – 2.15 pm, Room XIV (Cinema room), Palais des Nations, A Building, 1st Floor.

The film follows four Alaska Native women fighting to save Kodiak Alutiiq, an endangered language now spoken by less than 40 remaining fluent Native Elders. Their small community travels to remote Afognak Island to start teaching kids Alutiiq.

Opening remarks by Ms. Corinne Momal-Vanian, UN Geneva focal point for multilingualism, Director, Division of Conference Management, UN Geneva

Followed by a Q & A with Ms. Karen Lynn Weinberg, film director and Ms. Sadie Coyle, actress

Fairy tales by UN Geneva mothers and fathers

C Building, Door C.6 - Touch the interactive multimedia totem to find out more.


Organized by the
Centre for Learning and Multilingualism
and the
Division of Conference Management

For those without a UNOG badge, registration for this event is obligatory.
Interested participants are invited to register on-line.


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