A roundtable discussion THE IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGES IN HE TEACHING closed the 1st day of the Sustainable Multilingualism International Conference 2023 in Kaunas, Lithuania on 9 June, 2023.

The panelists Manuel Celio Conceição (University of Algarve, Portugal), François Grin (University of Geneva, Switzerland), Enrica Piccardo (University of Toronto, Canada) and Maria Teresa Zanola (Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Italy) engaged in a fruitful discussion on how to use plurilingual approaches in HE and develop teachers' plurilingual competences. The discussion was moderated by Kris Peeters, University of Antwerp, Belgium.

The plurilingual and pluricultural event was a great success and was attended by language teachers and teachers of other subjects from Belgium, The Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.