23 décembre 2016

Minorities from the Caucasus in Flensburg

The Caucasus, the mountainous region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea is seen as a trouble area by Western Europe. Especially since the fall of the Soviet Union, the Caucasus with so many ethnic groups and languages does not seem to come to rest. More...

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Announcement: ECMI is celebrating its 20th anniversary

Today the ECMI (European Centre for Minority Issues) is inviting to a press conference regarding the project ‘Bridge building and integration in diverse societies’ . The project is organized in cooperation with the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM), the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) and the European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC) and is dealing with the abilities of diverse ethnic groups and minorities as bridge-builders between states. More...

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Announcement: Minorities in the Caucasus

From 14-17 December 2016 a dialogue project will take place in the House of Minorities of FUEN in Flensburg with minorities from the Caucasus region. The minorities in the Caucasus region face major challenges in finding their role in civil society. The core of the project is to create a dialogue between different ethnic and language groups. More...

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FUEN condemns Golden Dawn Party attack against member organization in Greece

The FUEN strongly condemn the shameful events occurred on the occasion of 10th December World Human Rights Day, at the conference ‘National Minorities in Greece and Recommendations of International Organizations’ organized by the Friendship Equality Peace (FEP) Party and the Greek Helsinki Monitor. The event was held on Monday 12 December at the Athens Journalists’ Association conference room in Athens. More...

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Suns Europe: linguistic and cultural diversities on stage in Udine, Friuli, in Italy

From the 1st to the 3rd December 2016, Udine (capital of the Friuli-region in Italy) will host an important European Festival of performing arts in European minority languages. Directors, musicians, writers, actors, singers will meet you there. More...

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3rd annual Meeting of the Turkic Minorities inside FUEN held in Berlin

The Third Meeting of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) Turkish Minorities / Communities Working Group (TAG) was held on 14-17 November 2016 in Berlin, the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany. More...

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Ethnic identities and globalization - the 27th Ethnic Minority Congress in Klagenfurt, Austria

Minority protection is especially important in an era when ethnic and national boundaries start to fade due to free movement and globalisation: people, especially the youth of different nationalities think and behave alike while speaking multiple languages with each other. More...

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10th anniversary of the European Minority Film Festival organised by the North Frisians in Husum, Germany

From 23 until 26 November the sixth edition of the European Minority Film Festival will take place in Husum, Germany. Already for a period of 10 years our North Frisian member organisation “Friisk Foriining”, in cooperation with the Cinema Centre Husum, plays movies based on the motto “Great Films of Small Nations”, made in the languages of European peoples, who cannot rely on a cultural motherland. More...

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FUEN attends conference on differentiation inside the European Union

Over the past years we have seen diverging views among the EU Member States about the future of Europe and its policies. The position of the United Kingdom after the election on Brexit is the most striking example, but also groups of other states may go further or less far in terms of European integration. More...

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FUEN at seminar about European policies against anti-gypsyism

On behalf of the Federal Union of European Nationalities, FUEN advisor Frank de Boer attended the seminar “Which Steps Against Anti-Gypsyism” that took place in Brussels on Tuesday 15 November 2016. The seminar, hosted by the Open Society Foundations and Michael Roth, Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office, took place under the auspices of the European Commission High Level Group on combating racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance. More...

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