10 mars 2019

The second ECI on minority rights and regions wins against the European Commission at the EU Court of Justice

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Federal Union of European Nationalities welcomes the judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case Izsák-Dabas vs Commission. The Court states that the European Commission erred in law by refusing to register the European citizens’ initiative aimed at improving the situation of national minority regions, and therefore it sets aside the judgment of the General Court and annuls the Commission’s decision. More...

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Educational problems of Western Thrace Community addressed at an international conference

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Federation of Western Thrace Turks (ABTTF), the Western Thrace Minority University Graduates Association (BTAYTD) and the Culture and Education Foundation of Western Thrace Minority (PEKEM) in cooperation with the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) organized an international workshop and conference on 2 March 2019 with the topic “Bilingual Education: A Minority Issue-Bilingualism in Turkish/Muslim Minority Education and Different Approaches in the World- Problems and Possible Solutions”. More...

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Europe’s leading organisations in minority protection met in Brussels to discuss collaboration

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The leaders of FUEN, the Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity (NPLD), the European Language Equality Network (ELEN), the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), the Society for Threatened Peoples (GfbV), the Coppieters Foundation, the Tom Lantos Institute and the Minority Rights Group International (MRG) came together to enhance cooperation, present their projects and discuss common strategies in minority protection. More...

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15 février 2019

Legal experts work on legislative proposals based on the Minority SafePack Initiative

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) has drafted the first summary of the legislative proposals based on the Minority SafePack European Citizen's Initiative. The fifty page document prepared by the team of European legal experts includes provisions regulating all areas of minority protection addressed by the initiative, as well as the motivation of the measures proposed in the fields of education, culture, language rights, public administration, regional funds, media, Roma rights, state aid and the issues related to stateless minorities. More...

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FUEN: Press release on the House of Minorities Project in the Borderregion

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"During the last years the establishment of the House of Minorities in Flensburg has been a leading project of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN). The umbrella organization aimed to position the German-Danish border region as an exemplary minority region, to use the existing expertise of the minorities in the region and their European commitment as a knowledge center and trendsetting development of local factors in the whole German-Danish region. More...

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Ready for some football fun with friends? Registration for EUROPEADA 2020 is now open!

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The registration for the 4th European football championship for autochthonous minorities is now open. The EUROPEADA 2020 will take place on 20-28 June 2020 and it will be hosted by the Carinthian Slovenes, who, after an exciting competition at the FUEN Congress 2017 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, convinced the delegates with an emotional presentation and a coherent concept. More...

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Members of the Croatian Community in Slovenia visited the German-Danish border region

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"From 16th-18th January FUEN received a visit from the members of the Croatian Cultural Association Komušina from Slovenia within the framework of the ERASMUS+ Mobility Programme. The visit's main goal was to gain new knowledge and contacts from the German-Danish border region and to learn from best-practice exampleson how to encourage minority members to actively participate and engage in the local commmunities. More...

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72nd Croatian Ball in Vienna: FUEN was there

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The ball, organised by our member organisation Hrvatski centar / Croatian Centre in Vienna, is the social event of the Croats in Vienna and at the same time an expression of the common ground, the Croatian culture and language in the big city. It is always a pleasure to see how active the use of language is within the Burgenland Croatian community. More...

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14 février 2019

National Minorities in Azerbaijan: new report published

Conseil de l'EuropeAzerbaijani multiculturalism welcomes expressions of cultural identity, but increased restrictions on democracy, absence of legislation, inflammatory language prevent national minorities from fully exercising their rights. More...

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Germany: Teaching and promotion of regional and minority languages needs to be improved says group of experts

Conseil de l'EuropeIn its sixth report on Germany, the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages praises steps taken to protect and promote regional or minority languages (Danish, Lower Sorbian, Upper Sorbian, North Frisian, Sater Frisian, Low German and Romani), including legislation and strategies meant to strengthen the position of these languages in education, administration and media. More...

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