Madrid, 8 June 2022 (TDI): The Government of Spain has launched an official Global Watchdog to protect the Spanish language in the context of the digital transformation process. 

The Council of Ministers gave green light to the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Digital Transformation to create this language observer.

It will be a hub for the investigation and creation of policies to boost the value of the language. Initially, the Watchdog will partner and be led by Instituto Cervantes.

It is a worldwide non-profit organization established by the Spanish administration in the early 90s. It aims to promote the Spanish language and culture

On its official Twitter account, the Instituto Cervantes shared its excitement for leading this new entity which will be based in La Rioja.

Its main purpose will be to examine the actual condition of the language, in the framework of the recent digital economy revolution.

After that, additional duties include encouraging awareness about the reputation of Hispanic societies and traditions. 

Furthermore, the new entity will synchronize activities with other Spanish language entities scattered across the globe. For instance, it is expected to see a growth in the number of learners of Spanish as a foreign language.

Moreover, the newly established entity will carry out research initiatives. They must serve to promote language as a strength for overall development. 

In conclusion, this initiative represents multiple benefits for the entire Spanish-speaking community of more than 500 million people.

Spanish is the official language of multiple nations. The list includes several Latin American countries such as Chile, Peru, Argentina, Colombia, and Mexico among others. 

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