UN Spanish Language Day

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UN Spanish Language Day
Date October 12
Next time 12 October 2018 (2018-10-12)
Frequency annual
Related to International Mother Language Day,
UN Arabic Language Day, UN Chinese Language Day, UN English Language Day, UN French Language Day, UN Russian Language Day

UN Spanish Language Day is observed annually on 12 October.[1] The event was established by the UNESCO[not in citation given] (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 2010 to seeking "to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the organization". 12 October is a date observed in many Spanish-speaking territories as Día de la Raza or Día de la Hispanidad.[2]


  1. ^ , News Release UN launches new initiative to promote multilingualism . Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ , News Release Spanish Language Day to be celebrated at HQ on Tuesday, April 23 2010 . Retrieved 2014-02-20.

See also

External links

  • UN Spanish Language Day - Official Site (Spanish)

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