French Language Day 🇫🇷

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French Language Day  in United Nations in 2022
A Gargoyle on Notre Dame Cathedral overlooks Paris.

About French Language Day 

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French Language Day  .
Dates of French Language Day 
2022 United Nations Sunday, March 20thFrench Language Day 
2021 United Nations Saturday, March 20thFrench Language Day 
2020 United Nations Friday, March 20thFrench Language Day 
2019 United Nations Wednesday, March 20thFrench Language Day 
Summary
Over 75 million people have French as their native language, with another 300 million being able to speak it.

French is an official language in 29 countries. French is also one of six official languages used in the United Nations.

  • 😂 I helped a French lady translate 'Le Monde' last night - It meant the world to her.

United Nations Language Days were introduced in 2010  to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.

The United Nations celebrates six “Language Days” each year, devoted to the six official languages ​​of the United Nations, which are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.  

These days are an opportunity to make the international community aware of the history, culture and use of each of these languages.

The date of French Language Day was chosen symbolically in reference to March 20, 1970, which marks the creation of the Agency for Cultural and Technical Cooperation (ACCT), which became the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF)

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