Which year is proclaimed as the International year of Languages?

Options :
  1. 2003
  2. 2005
  3. 1999
  4. 2008
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 4


The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2008 as the International Year of Languages, pursuant to a resolution of UNESCO. The Year was intended to address issues of linguistic diversity (in the context of cultural diversity), respect for all languages, and multilingualism. The resolution also discussed language issues in the United Nations itself. UNESCO was charged with coordinating observance of the Year, and officially launched it on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, 21 February 2008.

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