Extracts from the press conference by Leonard Orban, on "Multilingualism: an asset for Europe and a shared commitment"
At a press conference in Brussels, Leonard Orban, Member of the EC in charge of Multilingualism, presented a communication entitled "Multilingualism: an asset for Europe and a shared commitment", addressing languages in the wider context of social cohesion and prosperity.
The European Commission wants to tap the full potential of languages. By integrating multilingualism into a series of European Union policies and actions, the communication aims to reflect the reality of a European Union with more than 490 million citizens, different language skills and different needs. SHOTLISTLINKLINK