University of Valencia – ELEN Summer School: “Minority Languages: Rights and Practices” 18-22nd July, Gandia, País Valencià.

Carrer Tossal, 8, 46702 Gandia Carrer Tossal, 8,, Gandia, Valencia

The Summer School “Minority Languages: Rights and Language Practices” will be held in the University of Valencia campus in Gandia, Pais Valencia, from Monday 18th July to Friday 22nd July. It features a packed programme opening with UN Special Rapporteur for Minorities, Dr. Fernand de Varennes, on Monday 18th July, and ending with the Listen […]

SUNS Europe, Gurize/ Gorizia and Udin/ Udine, Friuli.

The European Festival of Performing Arts in Minoritised and Endangered Languages. ELEN Secretary-General Davyth Hicks and Paul Bilbao Sarria (Euskalgintzaren Kontseilua, ELEN VP) will be speaking at the opening of SUNS Europe, the European festival of performing arts in minoritized languages, on Nov. 25th in Gurize (Gorizia) #Friuli, with Marco Stolfo, University of Udin.

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. 25th anniversary of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

Council of Europe, Strasbourg

PACE Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination, Sub Committee on the Rights of Minorities. 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. Introductory remarks by Mr Tiny Kox, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Hearing with the participation of: Ms Maria Ruotanen, Director-General, Council […]

Europadagene 2023: The importance of identity, cultural heritage and languages.


Europadagene 2023. Panel on the importance of identity, cultural heritage and languages. 1510-1520: Peter Chin – Associate Dean of Teacher Education at Queen’s University, Canada 1520-1530: Davyth Hicks – Sec. General of the European Language Equality Network (ELEN) 1530-1620: Panel discussion: Wenche Rønning (Associate Professor at Nord University) Marja Mortensson (South Saami musician) Peter Chin (Associate […]

Premio Ostana 2023


Scritture in lingua madre/ Writings in the mother language.

Press Conference: EU Official Status for Catalan, Basque and Galician.

European Parliament Rue Wiertz 60,, Brussels

The European Language Equality Network (ELEN) and its member organisations that represent Catalan, Basque and Galician, will be holding a press conference on Monday 18th September at 16.00 in the press centre of the European Parliament, Brussels. The organisations will discuss the ongoing campaign for EU official status, the benefits it will bring to their languages and […]