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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Language(s) and National Identity: the 8th ECMI Minority Roundtable

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgWhat does it mean to be a ‘true’ German or a ‘true’ Dane? Does one have to be born in the country of citizenship? Does one have to speak the national language? Can one associate two languages with one national identity? Is there a hierarchy between national and minority languages? What does ‘we’ mean? Must ‘we’ share the same customs and traditions? Is mastering the national language necessary for belonging? When is one a member of a national ‘group’. More...

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CfA: Apply for the ECMI Summer School 2017

http://www.infoecmi.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ecmiheader-20yrs.jpgThe ECMI will hold the seventh annual Summer School on National Minorities and Border Regions (NMBR) between 9 and 16 September 2017. For the seventh consecutive time, academics and practitioners from the ECMI and partner organizations will gather in the heart of the Danish-German border region to deliver lectures and seminars, to share their expertise and exchange views and ideas with a group of international participants. More...

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20 avril 2017

FUEN paid a study visit to Kiev

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Federal union of European Nationalities (FUEN) paid a study visit to Kiev, capital of Ukraine, on 21-24 March 2017. In the first pillar of the visit a round table meeting with minority organizations which are members of FUEN was held on minority policy of Ukraine with participation of Loránt Vincze, the President of FUEN, Halit Habip Oğlu, Vice-President of FUEN and Bernard Gaida, Speaker of the Working Group of German Minorities (AGDM). More...

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Green light for the Minority SafePack Initiative

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Today, the European Commission took the decision to register the Minority SafePack Initiative – the European citizens’ initiative for the minorities in Europe.  The Commission’s initial decision from 2013 to deny registration of the initiative was annulled by the General Court of the European Union in the beginning of February this year. More...

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Expression of Interest for hosting the FUEN Congress 2019

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The FUEN Congress in May 2017 is fast approaching.
However, before we get this far, we are looking for the FUEN Congress 2019 host.
Please send the application to FUEN, by email to info@fuen.org, no later than 05.05.2017. More...

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FUEN delegation calls for a strong cooperation between minority organizations in Ukraine

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"FUEN delegation led by President Loránt Vincze travelled to Kiev for a two-day visit focusing on the situation of national minorities in Ukraine. On Wednesday, March 22 a round-table discussion with the minority representatives from the Ukraine took place hosted by Mr. László Brenzovics, president of the Transcarpatian Cultural Organization of Hungarians (KMKSZ). More...

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