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Newsletter for January-February 2021

Newsletter of the Universal Esperanto Association’s Office of Liaison with the United Nations Number 50, January-February 2021 December 9, 2020: One hundred years of co-operation between the Universal Esperanto Association and international governmental organizations Recently the Universal Esperanto Association celebrated one hundred years of cooperation with international governmental organizations. The League of Nations was established …

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Newsletter for September-October 2020

Newsletter of the Universal Esperanto Association’s Office of Liaison with the United Nations Number 48, September-October 2020 World Festival of Esperanto shatters predictions, gains worldwide participation Deprived of the World Congress of Esperanto, their traditional meeting place, because of the pandemic, Esperanto speakers initially expected 2020 to be a difficult year for the International Language …

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Opening of MondaFest, the World Festival of Esperanto, 20 June 2020

Address by Humphrey Tonkin, Representative of the Universal Esperanto Association to the United Nations The topic of the 105th World Congress of Esperanto in Montreal was to have been “The United Nations at 75: Dialogue and understanding in a changing world.” We chose this topic to emphasize the importance of the 75th anniversary, but primarily …

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Newsletter May-June 2020

Newsletter of the Universal Esperanto Association’s Office of Liaison with the United Nations Number 46, May-June 2020 UEA collaborates in UN survey on minority and language rights A three-way collaborative effort has been set up among UEA representatives in Geneva, New York and Vienna to assist in the work of the UN Special Rapporteur on …

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Newsletter for March 2020

Newsletter of the Universal Esperanto Association’s Office of Liaison with the United Nations Number 45, March 2020 Study Group and Princeton University delay 2020 symposium Faced with widespread closures and travel restrictions, the Study Group on Language and the United Nations has decided to postpone its 2020 symposium until the coming year. Under the title …

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Universal Esperanto Association: Message to the United Nations and to UNESCO on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, 21 February 2020

Click here to read our message. The Universal Esperanto Association, as one of the few nongovernmental organizations concerned with questions of language, strongly supports International Mother Language Day and its message of linguistic justice for all. As Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, declared in 2018: “Our Organization shares with the Esperanto movement common values: the …

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Declaration on the occasion of the International Day of Education, 24 January 2020

Click here to read our message. The Universal Esperanto Association (UEA) joins with the International League of Esperanto-speaking Teachers (ILEI) in congratulating the United Nations and UNESCO on the progress that they have made, in co-operation with their Member-States and with non-governmental organizations and civil society, in expanding the reach and the quality of education worldwide.