State of the art of indigenous languages in research : a collection of selected research papers
Languages are a core component of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
They play a crucial role in the daily lives of people all over the world,
allowing them to preserve and transmit their knowledge, values, unique modes
of thinking, meaning and expression, history, culture, traditions, and memory
to the next generations, but also to participate to society and to construct
their future. The extraordinary language diversity found in the world fundamentally
contributes to sustainable development, peacebuilding and reconciliation in our