LANGUAGES MATTER! A UNESCO poster competition

Competition Details

The Planet Earth Wearing a Mortarboard

by Rogério Gomes de Melo


The poster shows the planet earth wearing a mortarboard, used by educators and students in graduations ceremonies. The earth, symbolizing all the countries and its linguistic diversity, and the mortarboard, the education.
The learning and conservation of the mother language qualifies the individuals to comprehend its culture and the world in several ways, and allow access to information and communication, necessary for their full development in the social context. The slogan of the campaign is also displayed in the balloons in the two languages required in the tendery.