Ottawa, Jan 28 (Canadian-Media): ​The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 (IYIL2019) to raise global attention on the critical risks confronting indigenous languages, media reports said.

IYIL2019 is being observed today all over the world to raise awareness this event’s significance for sustainable development, reconciliation, good governance and peacebuilding.

The theme of this year’s IYIL is “Indigenous languages matter for sustainable…