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<email@example.com> Dr. Neville Alexander of South Africa is the recipient of the 2008 Linguapax Prize: 22.02.2008 The South African linguist Neville Alexander will receive the Linguapax Award today in Barcelona, on the occasion of the Mother Language Day. The ceremony is framed in the Intercultural Week organised by the Ramon Llull University. Alexander, who coordinates the Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa has devoted more than twenty years of his professional life to defend and preserve multilingualism in the post-apartheid South Africa and has become one of the major advocates of linguistic diversity. http://www.unescocat.org/en/serveis/premsa.php For more information on the Prize, see: http://www.linguapax.org/en/premisLPXang.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linguapax_Prize