08 mai 2017

Georgian Ambassador to Deliver a Keynote at the ECMI Summer School 2017

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgWe are pleased to share that the Ambassador of Georgia in the Federal Republic of Germany H.E. Lado Chanturia will deliver a keynote speech at the opening day of the ECMI Summer School 2017. The Federal Republic of Germany being the first state to recognize Georgia’s independence in 1991, diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in April 1992. We are looking forward to hearing current developments of their relations from the Ambassador and welcoming him in the Danish-German Border region. More...

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President of the European Parliament fully supports the FUEN Minority SafePack

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org""The citizens are the center of Europe, not the states, that is why the European Citizens' Initiative is so important and noone should feel like a second grade citizen because all languages are equal as key elements of our diversity." - this was the main message of the European Parliaments' President Antonio Tajani as transmitted by his personal councilor for minority issues Markus Warasin who reassured the FUEN that the President very much supports the Minority SafePack Initiative and his door is always open. More...

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Celebrating the success of the Minority SafePack in the European Parliament

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"On May 3-4 the FUEN is holding a conference in Brussels, under the high patronage of the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani. The conference entitled Hit the road - the Minority SafePack Initiative and the European Parliament is being hosted by RMDSZ MEPs Iuliu Winkler and Csaba Sógor, representatives of the Hungarian community in Romania. More...

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Protection of national minority rights inconsistent in Austria, say Council of Europe experts

Although bilingualism has become more accepted and equal access to education for minority language education is improving, this applies only to parts of the country. Austria’s advanced system for teaching and learning minority languages in Carinthia and in Burgenland, for example, including bilingual teaching, has not been matched for national minorities in other regions or in Vienna. More...

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30 avril 2017

FUEN Congress: Cluj-Napoca/Kolozsvár to become the European capital of minorities in May

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The FUEN annual congress will be hosted by the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania, RMDSZ, in Cluj-Napoca (in Hungarian: Kolozsvár, in German: Klausenburg), between the 17th and the 21st of May. On April 20th, the RMDSZ president, Hunor Kelemen, and the FUEN president, Loránt Vincze, held a joint press conference in the host city to announce the event to the national and local press. More...

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Parliament hearing on Minority SafePack in Copenhagen

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Minority SafePack Citizens Initiative has been presented in Copenhagen on April 19th. 
Members of the MSPI citizens' initiative, FUEN, Sydslesvigsk Forening (SSF), DialogForumNorden and Bund Deutscher Nordschleswiger (BDN) were invited for consultation in the ’Sønderjyske Værelse’ (Southern Jytland Room). More...

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21 avril 2017

Migration Studies meets Minority Studies: updates from Villa Vigoni

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgAre immigrants groups or a legal category? Shall we separate immigrant rights from national minority rights? Are we in a vicious circle of conceptualisation? Who has a choice and who does not: is the protection scheme designed on a concept of choice? These are some of the questions that were raised during the discussions. More...

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ECMI-supported publication on the Decade of Roma Inclusion is now online!

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe Decade of Roma Inclusion (2005-2015) can be understood as a joint effort of European governments and international organizations to fight exclusion and marginalization of Roma communities. Based on coordination efforts and financial support that has been institutionalized through the establishment of the Decade Secretariat, the Decade Trust Fund and the Roma Education Fund, the Decade has been the core reference and baseline framework for a multitude of research activities, initiatives and interventions with education being a key priority. More...

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The Roma in Moldova: ECMI Report 69 is now online!

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgWhat is the state of Roma representation in Moldova? Are there cases of discrimination and violent attacks? What are the issues surrounding health care, education, housing, employment and access to social benefits for Roma communities living in Moldova? The last official results regarding the members of the Roma community living in the Republic of Moldova are those of the 2004 census, where 12,271 persons declared a Roma ethnic background. More...

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Schleswig-Holstein as a role model on minority protection within Europe

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpg“Schleswig-Holstein is a leader in Europe’s minority policy and a respected model,” concluded the Parliament of the Land Schleswig-Holstein after the latest minority report was published and presented. More...

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