Background[ edit ] The current nations, Pakistan and Bangladesh, were part of an undivided India during the British colonial rule. Bengali is an Eastern Indo-Aryan language that arose from the eastern Middle Indic languages around CE  and developed considerably during the Bengal Renaissance. As early as the late 19th century, social activists such as the Muslim feminist Roquia Sakhawat Hussain were choosing to write in Bengali to reach out to the people and develop it as a modern literary language.
Observances A woman harvests rice by hand in Timor-Leste. Mother Earth is a common expression for the planet earth in a number of countries and regions, which reflects the interdependence that exists among human beings, other living species and the planet we all inhabit.
The Earth and its ecosystems are our home. In order to achieve a just balance among the economic, social, and environmental needs of present and future generations, it is necessary to promote harmony with nature and the Earth.
International Mother Earth Day is celebrated to remind each of us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us with life and sustenance. This Day also recognizes a collective responsibility, as called for in the Rio Declaration, to promote harmony with nature and the Earth to achieve a just balance among the economic, social and environmental needs of present and future generations of humanity.
International Mother Earth Day provides an opportunity to raise public awareness around the world to the challenges regarding the well-being of the planet and all the life it supports.
The Interactive Dialogue will provide a platform to discuss sustainable production and consumption patterns in Harmony with Nature, as to ensure that people everywhere have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in Harmony with Nature. The Dialogue also aims to inspire citizens and societies to reconsider how to interact with the natural world and to improve the ethical basis of the relationship between humankind and the Earth in the context of sustainable development.On International Mother Language Day , celebrated every year on 21 February, UNESCO reiterates its commitment to linguistic diversity and invites its Member States to celebrate the day in as many languages as possible as a reminder that linguistic diversity and multilingualism are essential for sustainable development.
International Children's Digital Library.
FREDERICKSBURG, VA: Read how one reference librarian in Virginia went online to the International Children's Digital Library to help a local man find books in Farsi that he could read to his children. This librarian shared, "Our [local] library could never afford to purchase the more than 4, children's books available free in languages from.
Welcome To Kriya Yoga International. Spiritual Growth is the central goal of the Kriya Yoga International Organizations (KYIO).
The depth and breadth of our organizations make it difficult to fathom that it began with one very special and beautiful human being, Paramahamsa Hariharananda, who accepted as his duty in life the spiritual upliftment of the world.
Fifteen outstanding writers answered editor Wendy Lesser’s call for original essays on the subject of language–the one they grew up with, and the English in which they srmvision.come American assumptions about polite Chinese discourse, Amy Tan believes that there was nothing discreet about the Chinese language with which she grew up.
UNESCO promotes linguistic diversity and multilingualism.
Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and the planet. Mother Earth (or Mother Nature) is a common personification of nature that focuses on the life-giving and nurturing aspects of nature by embodying it in the form of the mother.
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