document | Note for General Director of UNESCO about Neapolitan Language

note sent to General Director of UNESCO

  • The note sent to the Director-General UNESCO  by Massimiliano Verde, president of the Neapolitan Academy on the occasion of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages.
    The cultural and socio-linguistic project named “NUJE” (we/us, in English) to preserve and promote Neapolitan Language and Heritage in cooperation with academicians and associations, in Europe and abroad for any Neapolitan and Italian communities. 
    The lack of preservation of a live mother tongue, the case of Neapolitan mother-tongue children in Italy. The work of the Accademia Napoletana for them. 

  • Category: Academic papers
  • Thematic area: Documentation
  • Call topics: Intergenerational transmission
  • Major objective: Focus attention on the critical risks confronting indigenous languages
  • Area of intervention: Empower through capacity-building