International Days February 21 2013 (United Nations)
The following is an overview of the days and the corresponding celebration declared by the United Nations that apply to Thursday, 2013-02-21:
International Mother Language Day: [UNESCO] International Mother Language Day is observed annually on the 21st of February worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was first announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999. Its observance was also formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution establishing 2008 as the International Year of Languages.