Study Group on Language and the United Nations.

Symposium on Multilingualism and COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Looking Forward (3-4 May 2022) 
Focusing on the essential role that multilingualism must play in fostering sustainable development in the wake of COVID-19, this two-day virtual symposium brings together stakeholders including United Nations staff members, government officials, university scholars, and members of civil society to address linguistic challenges and innovative solutions with respect to Good Health and Well-Being (SDG 3) and Quality Education (SDG 4).

You can also view or download the Symposium concept note here.    



We are a group of scholars and professionals interested in

On this site you will find a bibliography of relevant books, articles and resource materials, and information about past and upcoming events organized by our group!

We hope to add further materials as they become available. We are interested in hearing from others with similar interests to our own and we invite you to join our group.


Speaking during our 2016 Symposium:
Michael Ten-Pow (Senior Advisor on Multilingualism, DGACM, United Nations).
Sitting next to him:
Keynote Speaker Suzanne Romaine.