For those who are not aware, today is the 9th annual observance of
International Mother Language Day, and the date of the official launch of
the International Year of Languages.
For more information:
UNESCO's portal page on IYL: http://tinyurl.com/yofvdf
A page on IMLD: http://tinyurl.com/3yunjt
A presentation of other information: http://donosborn.org/iyl/
Of particular note: if you are working on a language-related project during
2008 (literacy, language preservation, localization, etc.), it may be of
interest to list it on UNESCO's register of projects in the the Year. This
can be done at http://tinyurl.com/27hcef
(although you will need a recent
version of Adobe Reader to complete the form).