International Mother Language Day Celebration

“The limits of my languages are the limits of my world”—Ludwig Wittgenstein

This is one of the reasons why we need an unending conversation about what to do to perpetuate our Mother Languages as a nation. 

Sanegbaa, festival of Ghanaian languages, provides such platform towards marking the UNESCO International Mother Language Day. 

In this year’s edition, which is being organized virtually (zoom/webinar), panelists including Nana Kwasi Gyan Apenteng (Former Chairman, National Media Commission), Mrs. Ama Serwa Nerquaye-Tetteh
(Secretary-General, Ghana Commission for UNESCO), Dr Clement Appah (Snr Lecturer, Linguistics Dept., University of Ghana), Dr. Gladys Ansah (Snr Lecturer, English Dept., University of Ghana), Mr. William Boateng (Dir., Bureau of Ghana Languages), Mr Asare Konadu Yamoah
(Chairman, Ghana Cultural Forum & President, Ghana Book Publishers Association) and Mr Samuel Owusu Nyantakyi
(Neyram Language Centre), will be engaged in a discussion based on the 2021 UNESCO International Mother Language Day theme ”Fostering Multilingualism for inclusion in education and society”.

The Chairperson for the session will be Mr. Abdourahamane Diallo (UNESCO Country Representative, Ghana) and the moderators are Kayleb Ahenakwa (Asaase Radio) and 
Fio Richardson Commey (Ag. Director, Planning, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation, NCC -Accra.) 

Participation is free. Please join us virtually:
Zoom Passcode: 739897
Webinar ID: 880 4079 1964

—Bureau of Ghana Languages 
—Ghana Commission for UNESCO

Brought to you by the Bureau of Ghana Languages in partnership with Ghana Commission for UNESCO and supported by Kantanka Television

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