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Catalan language skills not needed in order to become a Spanish government employee in territories where the language is spoken

Less than 2% of public sector positions offered by the Spanish government in territories where Catalan is the official language value its use, and none of the 33,167 positions require proficiency in the language as a prerequisite for the job. More info about "Catalan language skills not needed in order to become a Spanish government employee in territories where the language is spoken"

More than 1.200.000 signatures for the protection of European minoritized languages

Plataforma per la Llengua has actively participated in the collection of signatures for the initiative and considers the measures proposed in it as a step forward for the juridical situation of Catalan language in the EU.  However, the head of international relations for the organization, Marga Payola, pointed out that "the Catalan language, with 10 million speakers, is the fourteenth most spoken language in the European Union, which means that the only acceptable legal status for the language is complete official status within the EU." More info about "More than 1.200.000 signatures for the protection of European minoritized languages"

21 Members of the European Parliament insist that it depends only on Tajani to make it possible to speak Catalan in the European Parliament

Increasingly more and more Members of the European Parliament are supporting the normalization of the use of the fourteenth European language in number of speakers in the Chamber, a measure that would not generate any additional costs More info about "21 Members of the European Parliament insist that it depends only on Tajani to make it possible to speak Catalan in the European Parliament"

Minority SafePack: all European languages should be equal

"The European Union says that language competences are an exclusive competence of the Member States, who do whatever they want to do. The European Unio's slogan, 'United in diversity' is a nice one, but it remains empty words until nothing concrete is undertaken to protect regional and minority languages. More info about "Minority SafePack: all European languages should be equal"

La Plataforma per la Llengua calls upon the President of the European Parliament to take measures to support linguistic rights

Following the instructions to include Spanish in the signage and corporate image of the European Parliament Information Office in Barcelona, the Catalan language NGO has sent a letter to Mr. Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, calling upon him to guarantee linguistic equality between Catalan, Occitan and Spanish in the European Union and in the other EU institutions.  More info about "La Plataforma per la Llengua calls upon the President of the European Parliament to take measures to support linguistic rights"