03 février 2018

European Committee of the State of Schleswig-Holstein will visit the Kompagnietor

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgOne of the most recent collaborations supported by the Schleswig-Holstein State Chancellery is the Minorities in Western Balkans project, which was implemented in 2016-17 together with the GIZ and FUEN. Focusing on Roma communities, the project aimed at sharing practices on access to social rights for vulnerable groups between Schleswig-Holstein and four Balkan states. More...

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Minorities in Western Balkans: Final Conference will take place in Skopje

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgWith the final joint event, the project team will gather in Skopje and together with local and international partners will present the results and discuss key elements of successful knowledge transfer within the scope of the project. More...

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First steps to relaunching the ECMI in Georgia

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgAs a first step towards new initiatives, a memorandum of understanding was signed with a local NGO, the Center for the Studies of Ethnicity and Multiculturalism (CSEM). Based on the MoU, the ECMI and the CSEM will cooperate on a wide range of areas within the broader field of minority studies and research in Georgia. More...

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Minority In Focus: ECMI’s work towards empowerment

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe ‘Minority in Focus: ECMI’s work towards empowerment’ paper discusses the role of the ECMI in terms of institution building, capacity building and minority participation in the target countries. Discussing specific projects and initiatives over the last 20 years, the publication brings forward various models and methodologies used by ECMI teams in 25 different countries covered by the ECMI. More...

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Over 600,000 people signed the petition for the Minority Safepack Initiative

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Minority SafePack passed the milestone of over 600 000 signatures collected for the initiative – announced FUEN President Loránt Vincze on Thursday, 1st of February in Berlin. He believes that the goal of gathering the necessary one million signatures is achievable. He encouraged  the member organisations of the FUEN to reach out to new partners and mobilize people to support the European Citizen’s Initiative that aims for an EU level protection for autochthonous minorities and language groups. More...

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Politics and Media for Minorities: Media forum organised by FUEN in Berlin

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Why are minorities so rarely portrayed in the mainstream media? What influence do minority representatives have in politics? Which role do minorities play in the European regions? Which strategies are necessary for presenting minorities in an authentic and differentiated manner? Can the Minority SafePack Initiative become a game-changer? FUEN’s Media Forum entitled "Politics and Media for Minorities: Information, Network, Communication" focuses on these current minority issues. More...

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02 février 2018

Protection of National Minorities in Slovenia

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"The Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has published today a new opinion on Slovenia, examining the progress made since 2011 and providing recommendations to the authorities. More...

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15 janvier 2018

The Aragonese National Party supports the Minority SafePack Initiative

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Chunta Aragonesista (CHA), the Aragonese National Party of Spain supports the Minority SafePack Initiative aimed at protecting of minority languages and cultures all around the EU – announced the party in a press release on January 11th. CHA calls for participation of all citizens to succeed at getting the Minority SafePack Initiative go through to the legislating institutions for the sake of protecting the minority languages and cultures of Europe. More...

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13 janvier 2018

College presidents say poor, minority students 'overlooked' in Senate higher ed agenda

University Business Magazine logoSouth Florida’s community college presidents are fighting a legislative proposal they argue would especially hurt low-income people and minorities — who make up the majority of their student bodies. More...

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31 décembre 2017

ECMI expands cooperation networks in Central Asia

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgAfter strategic meetings of the ECMI team in October, the ECMI has now expanded cooperation networks in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
At the OSCE Academy, the ECMI team delivered a presentation about ECMI and a lecture with a general introduction to Minority Rights in Europe. The lecture was attended by the students of the OSCE Academy and faculty members who have expressed interest in the ECMI’s activities, internship opportunities and in the topic of minority protection in Europe overall. More...

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