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Multilingualism at the United Nations: Selected Resources

Welcome!

This research guide compiles resources about multilingualism at the United Nations and links to UN websites and databases with multilingual information on the work of the Organization.

About Multilingualism

Learn more about UN official languages: History ; UN Language days

Photo credits: UN photo.

Featured documents and publications on multilingualism

UN videos on multilingualism

Commemorations

  •  2022-2032: International Decade of Indigenous Languages 
    Proclaimed by General Assembly resolution A/RES/74/135 on 18 December 2019.

Resources available at the UN Library at Geneva

Arabic Chinese English French Russian Spanish

  Available through our library's Global Search

Arabic Chinese English French Russian Spanish

  Available through our library's Global Search

Highlights

UN terminology