Use of mother tongue should be encouraged in the European Union

11.01.2017 | European Parliament , European Union , mother tongue
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Use of mother tongue should be encouraged in the European Union

Use of mother tongue and informing citizens in their own language ought to be encouraged in the European Union – this was the conclusion of the conference held in the European Parliament, where MEPs and language experts debated on the issue of linguistic equality in the digital age. Participants agreed, that the use of mother tongue would not only stimulate the economy but could also contribute to EU citizens being properly informed.

The workshop organised by the STOA (Science and Technology Options Assessment) directorate of the EP on January 10th was supported by several MEPs: Algirdas