24 mars 2017

National minorities: new reports on Armenia and Republic of Moldova published

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"The Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) published today its new Opinions on Armenia and Republic of Moldova, assessing the progress over the past years and giving recommendations for the government. More...

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27 février 2017

Revived constitutional dispute in Carinthia?

The reform of the Carinthian state constitution, which is one of the key priorities of the Carinthian state government consisting of the three coalition parties (SPÖ: Social Democrats – Prime Minister Kaiser, ÖVP: Conservatives – state party leader and Minister of Economy and Culture Benger, Die Grünen: Greens – Minister Rolf Holub) is drawing public attention now. More...

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Focus on the Minority SafePack at DialogForumNorden

On the invitation of Renate Schnack, the Schleswig Holstein Minority Commissioner, a meeting of DialogForumNorden (DFN) took place on Thursday 16 February 2017. The main topic of discussion was the positive judgment of the European Court of Justice on the Minority SafePack Initiative (MSPI). For minority issues on the level of the EU but also for the majorities this judgment is a great success. More...

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European Minorities win Minority SafePack case against the European Commission

Today, the EU Court delivered the judgment in the case of the Minority SafePack Initiative against the European Commission. The Court held that the decision taken by the European Commission in September 2013 to reject the registration of the Minority SafePack Initiative was unlawful. More...

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02 février 2017

FUEN supports the German Minority in Poland

For more than a year the German minority in the Opole Voivodeship in Poland has been protesting against the expansion of the city of Opole. Through the administrative reform, municipalities inhabited by the German minority were annexed to the city. This reform has a detrimental effect on the rights of the minority, e.g. in relation to topographical signs, the use of the minority language with authorities and their political participation. More...

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Judgment of the Minority SafePack Initiative on 3 February 2017

The judgment in the case of the Minority SafePack Initiative, the European Citizens’ Initiative for the minorities in Europe, will be announced by the European Court of Justice in Luxemburg on 3 February 2017. More...

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FUEN Congress and FUEN Assembly of Delegates 2017

The first two days will be dedicated to the FUEN Congress. More details on the varied thematic agenda and exciting cultural events and sightseeing will follow soon. All participants will be accommodated at the Congress hotel. More...

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01 février 2017

Tove Malloy to deliver a keynote lecture during the Cornish Festival

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgA nine-day Cornish Festival will be organized between 25th of February and 5th of March in Penzance, Cornwall (UK). The festival will celebrate the Cornish language, culture and heritage and will include various academic and entertainment events at the Acorn in Penzance. More...

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National minorities as bridge builders: final report is released!

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe ECMI’s project on Bridge Building and Integration in Diverse Societies is now finalized with a report titled “Dynamics of Integration in the OSCE Area: National Minorities and Bridge Building”. The report investigates how national minorities contribute to bridge building in international relations, and identifies some good examples of initiatives across the OSCE area. More...

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31 janvier 2017

HÖOK: Medical students helping Hungarian minorities

ESU OnlineThe National Union of Students in Hungary (HÖOK) and the Students’ Union of Semmelweis University organised a series of medical examinations in 6 Hungarian communities from  Перехрестя (Tiszakeresztúr), пийтерфолво (Péterfalva), Запсонь (Zápszony), Бадалово (Badaló) and Велика Добронь (Nagydobrony) in Ukraine. More...

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