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Multilingualism: ‘English is not enough’

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Multilingualism: ‘English is not enough’

In this article published by cafebabel.com on 11 December 2006, Dana Manescu draws up the challenges for Romanian Multilingualism Commissioner Leonard Orban, who is to head the new ‘European Tower of Babel’ in 2007.

Last October, the appointment of Leonard Orban, 45, Romania’s deputy chief negotiator with the EU since 2001, as the first commissioner-designate for multilingualism, gave rise to some acerbic comments from observers. On December 12, MEPs give their final vote on this contested candidacy.

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