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NumberDate and LanguagesTopicsUEA declarations on UN Observance Days for:
51March-April 2021 (En)
Marto-Aprilo 2021 (Eo)
mars-avril 2021 (Fr)
Final Report of MondaFest’ 2020 published
World Health Organization offers Esperanto-language course
UNESCO Courier in Esperanto: Latest issue
International Mother Language Day
International Human Rights Day
International Day of Education
International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
International Women’s Day
50January-February 2021Resolution calls for greater multilateralism and attention to language policy in the United Nations
Conference of NGOs stresses the need for better NGO liaison during pandemic
United Nations Day
49November-December 2020The Kung Fu Rabbit environmentally conscious – in EsperantoInternational Day of Non-violence
Indigenous Peoples' of the Americas Day
48September-October 2020World Festival of Esperanto
Guide to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in Esperanto
75th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Japan
International Day of Peace
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
47July-August 2020UEA:three-month World Festival of Esperanto
UN’s future
My Hero is You: How Kids Can Fight COVID-19! now in Esperanto
UNESCO and UEA jointly publish prestigious volume
Under-Secretary-General Hochschild: Esperanto is more than a language
World Refugee Day
46May-June 2020UEA collaborates in UN survey on minority and language rights
UEA calls for multilateral approach to world problems
International Day of Multilateralism
45March 2020Study Group and Princeton University delay 2020 symposium
Call for instruction in languages the students understand
UEA greets the world’s women, especially members of the worldwide Esperanto community
Pandemic shifts focus for Esperanto movement
International Mother Language Day
International Women’s Day
44January 2020UNESCO and China Report Press publish magazine in Esperanto
Conference of NGOs calls for strengthening the UN
Symposium on Language Diversity and Sustainable Development, celebrating.
75 years of the United Nation
UEA: 60th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child
Human Rights Day
Zamenhof-Day
43November 2019UEA mourns the passing of Louis Zaleski-Zamenhof
A Call for Linguistic Diversity at the UN’s Civil Society Conference
World Congress of Esperanto, August 2020, to celebrate UN
United Nations Day
International day of Peace
International Day of Non-violence
42September 2019Resolution of the 104th World Congress of Esperanto, Lahti, Finland, 2019
UNESCO to use Esperanto in festival for peace
UEA to offer workshop in Salt Lake City
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
41July 2019Happy Esperanto Day!
Young Esperanto speakers work for the Sustainable Development Goals
TEJO to meet in Slovakia in July
Language symposium emphasises the need to listen as well as talk
40May 2019Young Esperanto speakers play leading role in UN meeting
Coming soon: Symposium on Language and the United Nations, New York, May 9-10
Universal Esperanto Association attends Vienna board meeting of CoNGO
39March 2019UN at 75: Listening, Talking and Taking Action in a Multilingual World
Esperanto in the NGO Committee on Education, Learning and Literacy
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in American Sign Language
UEA salutes Sir Brian Urquhart on his 100th birthday
International Mother Language Day
International Women’s Day
38January 2019The Universal Declaration at 70: UEA on Human Rights
UEA at UNESCO
Symposium on multilingualism in international organizations May 9 and 10
37November 2018UEA speaks out to its members and to the United Nations on UN Day
Conference of NGOs marks 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Protecting language workers
UEA represented at UNESCO forum on migration
Esperanto medical association joins HIFA
Personnel
United Nations Day
36September 2018The UNESCO Courier in Esperanto: One Year Later
103rd World Congress of Esperanto convenes in Lisbon
UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay greets 103rd World Esperanto Congress
International day of Peace
35July 2018Cultures, languages, globalization: Where do we go from here?” –
Topic of this year’s World Congress of Esperanto, Lisbon, Portugal, July 28 – August 6
World Refugee Day
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
34May 2018Symposium examines multilingualism at the United Nations
Universal Esperanto Association elected to board of CoNGO
International Day of Families
33March 2018Training seminar for UN representatives in New York
UEA on Danish United Nations Association emphasizes linguistic human rights
Symposium on multilingualism in international organizations and international cooperation, May 10 and 11
International Mother Language Day
Holocaust Remembrance Day
32January 2018Paris: UNESCO remembers Zamenhof Year 2017
Esperanto UNESCO Courier welcomed
New York: Brooklyn Celebrates Zamenhof Year
Rome: Exhibition and Colloquium Honour Zamenhof
Physicians’ oath now in Esperanto
UEA addresses 39th UNESCO General Conference
International Day for Tolerance
31November 2017UEA's UN rep. addresses UN translators
Italian Esperanto Federation wins prestigious human rights award
International Translation Day created
Soros Lecture, November 10, publishing in Esperanto
39th UNESCO General Conference in Paris
Ceremony at UNESCO marks the conclusion of Zamenhof Year 2017
United Nations Day
30September 2017UNESCO Courier now in Esperanto
UEA: two new members, Honorary Committee of Patronage
UEA congratulates UN for introducing sign-language interpretation
Sustainable tourism: World Esperanto Congress
Portugal, Finland, Canada: next three World Esperanto Congresses
Congress participants discuss Korean reunification with South Korean parliamentarians – in Korean and Esperanto languages
Soros Lectures, October 13, November 10, feature Esperanto
29July 2017Lack of attention to language difference impedes Sustainable Development Goals
German scholar describes persecution of Esperanto speakers under Hitler and Stalin
London conference discusses the emergence of UN language policy
Slovak ambassador stresses need for linguistic fairness and non-discrimination
Esperanto youth organization TEJO participates in Riyadh International Forum
28May 2017Symposium on the SDGs and reaching vulnerable populations, May 11-12, 2017
Zamenhof’s life’s work continues to inspire, one hundred years after his death
Lecture on persecution of Esperantists under Hitler and Stalin to follow symposium
27March 2017Symposium focuses on vulnerable populations
Preparations for Seoul meeting move ahead
Esperanto in the Soviet Union, upcoming events in New York City
TEJO at ECOSOC: Recognizing the value of youth
Death of Pinyin developer
Sixth African Congress of Esperanto takes place in Tanzania
International Women’s Day
26January 2017Fundamento de la homaj rajtoj
Esperanto-language websites feature the UN
TEJO takes leadership of the coördinating structure on world youth
New York lecture series dedicated to Tivadar Soros continues
A new website on the Prague Manifesto
Human Rights Day
25November 2016New York lecture series to commemorate Tivadar Soros, Esperanto speaker
Esperanto at the World Social Forum, Montreal
2017 Esperanto Congress will discuss sustainable tourism
24September 2016President Fettes: A language “expressing our common humanity” in a world torn by “war, persecution, and deprivation of basic human needs”
Death of leading advocate for Esperanto, Nobel Laureate
Congress participants: “The fight for linguistic justice is an aspect of a larger, broader struggle for social justice and human rights for all”
UEA intervenes in Geneva on indigenous rights
Conference addresses linguistic communication in the EU
Forum calls for interfaith action
UEA's UN office a hive of activity
23July 2016NGO Conference in Korea
Language and Refugees: urgent issue of linguistic justice
Symposium: We need bottom-up as well as top-down linguistic communication in planning and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
UEA welcomes its first summer intern
High school students learn Esperanto
22May 2016Symposium Discusses Multilingualism and the SDGs
“Social Justice – Linguistic Justice” to be Topic of Annual Congress
United Nations Day
International Day of Families
21March 2016Universal Esperanto Association Co-sponsors Session on Refugee Education
Symposium on Language and the Sustainable Development Goals
International Mother Language Day
20January 2016UEA Speaks Out on Language Rights
Chuck Smith: “Esperantist of the Year”
200,000 People Learning Esperanto through Duolingo
Association’s Position Paper on the SDG’s Criticizes Lack of Attention to Language
Guaranteeing attention to vulnerable groups in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
The Art of Translating Words into Change
19November 2015Sustainable Development Goals: UEA Pledges Support
SDGs Translated into Esperanto, Distributed Worldwide
UEA Celebrates the UN’s 70th Anniversary
UNESCO again recognises Zamenhof, Initiator of Esperanto
Esperanto Youth Organisation Reëlected to ICMYO
Internationally Known Jurist Elected Honorary Patron of Universal Esperanto Association
18September 2015100th World Esperanto Congress Approves Resolution on Intercultural Dialogue
Meeting Commemorates Esperanto and UNESCO
17July 2015Broadly International Audience Debates Language and Exclusion
Preparations for the 100th World Esperanto Congress Proceed in Lille, France: Several Meetings on UN
16May 2015Meeting Highlights Nuclear Disarmament
Symposium to be Dedicated to the Memory of Joshua Fishman
15March 2015Studgrupo pri Lingvoj ĉe Unuigintaj Working Group on Language at the United Nations Plans May 2015 Symposium
Recent UEA Participation in UN Meetings
Esperanto in the News Once Again
14January 2015Esperanto por UN, “A UNA for a Language Community,” Celebrates First Anniversary
13November 2014Esperanto Named Part of Poland’s Intangible Cultural Heritage
Esperanto in the News: The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times
UEA’s Youth Section Recognized as a Major Player in International Youth Affairs
Russian University Launches Esperanto Courses
12September 2014Annual Congress Approves Resolution on Language and Sustainable Development
Universal Esperanto Association Represented at the DPI Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations, New York, August 27-29
Fettes: UN Must Address Language Issues
11July 2014Artist On Kawara, User of Esperanto, Dies
Universal Esperanto Association Addresses UN Meeting on Language Rights of Indigenous Peoples
10May 2014Symposium on Language Equality Questions International Practice
Universal Esperanto Association Awards Scholarships for Terminology Study
Passport Service to be Revived by UEA’s Youth Section, TEJO
99th World Congress of Esperanto in Buenos Aires Announces Scholarly Lectures
9March 2014Association President to Speak at Language Symposium
Director-General of UNESCO Celebrates International Mother Language Day in Eight Languages – Including Esperanto
International Mother Language Day
8“A UNA for a Language Community” Launched by the Esperanto Movement
World Esperanto Congress to Address Sustainable Development
7November 2013Association Proposes Communication as Theme of NGO Conference
Symposium Addresses English-Medium Instruction in Non-English-Speaking Universities
6September 2013World Esperanto Congress Emphasises Biological and Cultural Diversity
Canada’s Mark Fettes Elected Association President
5July 2013UN Audience Invited to World Esperanto Congress
4May 2013Symposium on English-Medium Instruction in Higher Education Shaping Up
Domo de Eŭropa Historio en Ekzilo
Esperanto Speakers Visit UN
3March 2013UN Geneva: UEA Intervenes in Esperanto Language
Language at the UN: Study Group Established
Symposium on Multilingualism in Higher Education to Take Place in Reykjavik
Human Rights Day
2January 2013Vienna: Esperanto Discussed by the NGO Peace Committee
New Lernu services aimed at traditional Esperanto movement as well
Geneva: UEA plays role in UN meeting on indigenous peoples
1November 2012Universal Esperanto Association organizes seminar on United Nations and UNESCO
Proposal to create working group on Language and the United Nations
English-language anthology of Esperanto literature published
Interlinguistics study programme at Poznan University begins its fifteenth year
Esperanto news programmes expand their reach

Archive of Declarations and Messages from the Universal Esperanto Association for UN international observance days

International Day of Education

20212020 ~  2019 ~ 2018

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

2021 ~ 2020 ~ 2019 ~ 2018

International Mother Language Day

2021 ~ 202020192018

International Women’s Day

2021 ~ 20202019

French Language Day

 

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

2021 ~ 2020 

Chinese Language Day

 

English Language Day

2021

Spanish Language Day

 

International Day of Families

2021 ~ 202020192018

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

2021

Russian Language Day

2021

World Refugee Day

202020192018

 

International Day of Friendship

 

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

2020 ~ 2019

International Youth Day

 

International Day of Peace

2020 ~ 2019

World Tourism Day

2020 ~ 2019

International Translation Day

2020 ~2019

International Day of Older Persons

 

International Day of Non-Violence

20202019 

United Nations Day

2020 ~ 20192018

International Day for Tolerance

2020 ~ 2019

World Children’s Day

 

International Human Rights Day

2020 ~ 2019 ~ 2018

Zamenhof Day

 

Arabic Language Day

 

International Human Solidarity Day

 

International Day of Multilateralism

2020

Archive of films published by the UN and UNESCO, subtitled in Esperanto

A film to encourage everyone to participate in the UN2020 Initiative for the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, read aloud in  Esperanto Aaron Chapman at the UN.

Fanfare for all people: 70th anniversary film from the UN

Archive of UN documents in Esperanto

We have translated a lot of UN documents into Esperanto. If you would like to browse these, please go to our Archive Page in Esperanto – there you will find declarations and messages from the Universal Esperanto Association for UN international observance days, and messages from the UN General Secretary in Esperanto and an archive of occasional documents, also in Esperanto translation.

A Bibliography and Resource List

This list contains items dealing directly with language and the United Nations, some key items on language in other international organizations, and background works likely to be of interest to those concerned with language and the United Nations’ role in the world, the Sustainable Development Goals, and related issues.
Go to the bibliography.
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