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Gaelic in modern Scotland
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4.3.2 United Nations

The United Nations, at its 92nd plenary meeting on 18 December 1992, adopted a Declaration on the Rights of Persons belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities, Article 1 of which requires that

  1. States shall protect the existence and the national or ethnic, cultural, religious and linguistic identity of minorities within their respective territories and shall encourage conditions for the promotion of that identity.
  2. States shall adopt appropriate legislative and other measures to achieve those ends.