2019 IYIL

2019 has been declared the International Year of Indigenous Languages ​​by the UN General Assembly. UNESCO has been requested to lead preparation process. A Steering Committee has been formed, which includes representatives of States, indigenous peoples and UN mechanisms on indigenous issues. The Plan of Action of the International Year has been presented and endorsed by the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. In the near future, UNESCO will launch an Internet resource that will promote international, regional, national and local events, the organizers of which will be able to use the official logo of the International Year.

The preparation process and the Action Plan are available on the International Year's special website.