11 avril 2018

Minority SafePack press conference in Flensburg and live on Facebook

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The European Citizen’s Initiative asking for EU protection and support for autocthonous national minorities and language groups managed to gather more than one million signatures and to pass the national threshold in more than 7 Member States. The deadline for the signatures collection is 3 April 2018. More...

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FUEN’s successful Minority SafePack Initiative created a European movement for minority rights

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Federal Union of European Nationalities marked the end of the Minority SafePack petition campaign with an international press conference held at the House of Minorities Office in Flensburg on Wednesday, 4 April, mere hours after the closing of the campaign. More...

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Minority SafePack: Last day, last chance!

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"On April 3rd at 11:59 PM the collection of statements of support for the Minority SafePack ends. We have a long road behind the Initiative. There were times when we didn’t think it could be done. Now, when we are approaching the last 24 hours, ten states have passed the national threshold, and most probably we have passed 1,100,000 signatures. More...

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One million European citizens for the Minority SafePack Initiative

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"According to the numbers tallied by the FUEN one million statements of support have been signed for the Minority SafePack Initiative. This estimate is based on the online signatures added up with the number of signatures collected on paper forms by the FUEN’s member organisations and partners. The paper forms have not all been verified by our team yet, thus we need to remind everyone: this is not an official result, only an estimate. It is therefore paramount that we continue the  petition campaign until the final deadline on Tuesday, 3 April at 23:59.  We can only be sure about the success of the Minority SafePack Initiative when we will have comfortably passed the one million signature threshold. More...

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We celebrated the opening of our offices in Brussels and the fact that the MSPI has become a true European movement

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Minority SafePack Initiative asking for EU level protection and support for minority rights has grown to be a movement which has swept through Europe and engaged a multitude of minority protection organisations across the continent, many of which are not even members of the FUEN. More...

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Minority SafePack: threshold reached in 7 countries, 100 000 signatures still needed

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Latvia, Spain, Croatia and Denmark joined Romania, Slovakia and Hungary, states in which the national threshold has been reached. Austria, Bulgaria, Italy, Poland and Slovenia also have good chances of reaching the threshold as the initiative reaches the finish line. In the last days new and strong commitments came from Lithuania and Sweden. Hungary made another strong statement  last week and  today it has secured over 400 000 signatures. A counter has been enabled on the minority-safepack.eu website for all the signatures made online and on paper, and it updates daily. More...

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10 avril 2018

New reports on protection of regional and minority languages in Austria, Cyprus and Romania

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 4 April 2018 examined the implementation of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages and provided recommendations to Austria, Cyprus and Romania, based on the country-specific reports of the Committee of Experts under the Charter. More...

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17 mars 2018

Apply now for the Eighth Annual Summer School on “National Minorities and Border Regions”!

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe ECMI, in cooperation with Coppieters Foundation, will hold the eighth annual Summer School on National Minorities and Border Regions (NMBR) between the 2nd and 9th of September 2018. For the eighth consecutive time, academics and practitioners from the ECMI and its partner organizations will gather to deliver lectures and seminars, to share their expertise and exchange views and ideas with a group of international participants, this time in Brussels. More...

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ECMI Calendar: brief overview of upcoming events

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgEvery year the ECMI organizes a number of events in Flensburg as well as other locations. Conferences, seminars, workshops,  lectures and other types of events are usually announced ahead of time on ECMI homepage and social media platforms. More...

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Taking Stock after 20 Years: Book Launch Conference will focus on FCNM

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe Conference will gather experts and prominent scholars on national minority issues and will focus on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM). The event marks the 20th anniversary of the FCNM and the launching of a new publication titled “The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities: A Commentary”, edited by Rainer Hofmann, Tove H. Malloy and Detlev Rein (Brill, 2018). More...

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