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Language events in Vilnius

  • Start date : 25/09/2013 16:36:54
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From 25 to 27 September, Vilnius will host 3 events to celebrate Europe's linguistic diversity and discuss the role of languages in various contexts.


25–26 September

Conference "Unity in diversity: languages for mobility, jobs and active citizenship"

Opening address from Commissioner Vassiliou

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The conference will focus on how languages help people move around Europe to live, work, study or retire, access information and exercise their rights.

Bringing together some 400 experts from a wide range of fields, the event will offer a broad view of the challenges and opportunities of learning languages and will take stock of the linguistic consequences of the biggest addition of new member countries in the EU’s history in 2004, when 9 official languages were added in one go.

The conference will be streamed in the following languages:


26–27 September

The annual conference and general assembly of the European Federation of National Institutes for Language – on the general theme of translation and interpreting.


27 September

The Lithuanian Parliament’s committees on education & culture and the information society are hosting a meeting with their counterpart committees from the European Parliament and national parliaments in the EU and EU candidate countries.