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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08 janvier 2017

Supermajority Requirement in the Minority

HomeBy Jake New. Stanford faces criticism for policies requiring a supermajority or unanimous vote when deciding responsibility in sexual misconduct cases. Few other institutions have a similar process. Read more...

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24 décembre 2016

ECMI is 20!

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgTo celebrate our two decades, we gathered our team and friends for a press conference and a reception at Kompagnietor in Flensburg on 7th of December.
“For 20 years ECMI has had a presence in 15 countries, with 250 projects, hosting 27 visiting researchers and 231 interns, with total 283 staff members in headquarters and regional offices.” More...

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EPP team is in Ukraine: functions and competences of executive bodies responsible for minority policy

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgWhat are the executive bodies responsible for minority policy? How do they function? These are the main topics of the current EPP seminars taking place on 12-14 December 2016 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
The EPP seminar on functions and competences of bodies of executive power responsible for minority policy has started yesterday in Kyiv. More...

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Our Minority Rights cartoon is now online!

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgOver 40 guests from different organizations in Brussels joined the ECMI and the Centre Maurits Coppieters for the official launch of the cartoon on minority rights. More...

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