06 août 2018

FUEN Congress 2018 set to begin next week in Leeuwarden, Ljouwert

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) will have its 63rd Annual Congress in Leeuwarden Ÿ Ljouwert, the Netherlands, between 20-24 June 2018. More...

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Minority rights are not extra rights and are not a privilege

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Two decades after the adoption of the Council of Europe legal instruments we must honestly admit that the two legal instruments have not yet achieved their initial aim to make possible for minorities to exercise their rights and enjoy the freedoms from the principles included in the Framework Convention – stated the president of the FUEN in Strasbourg, at the conference organised on the occasion of celebrating twenty years since the adoption of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. More...

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FUEN Congress 2018: European minorities want a pact with the majority

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"FUEN asks majority communities from all over Europe to join the movement for minority rights, to listen to the national minorities and language groups without prejudices, to help them becoming EU citizens with equal rights. “We need to work together on a local, regional and European level, as we aim to put minority agenda on the European agenda”, says the document. More...

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Friday was all about the Frisians at the FUEN Congress 2018

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"One of the roles of FUEN’s annual Congress is to present the local reality to the participants and this is the reason why it travels each year to a new minority region. It was not any different in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert: for Friday the local organisers prepared a whole day of programmes about Fryslân for the 230 delegates and guests coming from more than 30 countries. More...

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We have the million, we have the answers: celebrating the success of the Minority SafePack Inititative at the FUEN Congress

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Members of the Citizens’ Initiative, leaders of FUEN member organisations and representatives of other partners involved in the successful campaign of the Minority SafePack Initiative discussed the story of the initiative and the steps to follow next at FUEN’s 63rd annual Congress in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert. More...

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Wolkom in Fryslân: local and international leaders welcomed the FUEN Congress 2018

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The FUEN Congress 2018 started in good spirits in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert, the capital of Fryslân and of culture on 21 June 2018. Ferd Crone, the mayor of Leeuwarden/Ljouwert welcomed the Congress in behalf of the Frisian people, talked about Fryslân’s cultural significance. More...

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FUEN Congress in Fryslân: We are ready to fight, but with ideas

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"We sit together, and we discuss about ourselves and we also present ourselves to the general public as we want the world to know about us. The Minority Market is a great possibility for cultural exchange, as we present our traditions and gastronomy. And from tomorrow on we will exchange ideas, as it is important that we fight for our rights with ideas. More...

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The FUEN Congress 2018 is ready to begin in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Federal Union of European Nationalities’ 63rd Annual Congress is ready to begin in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert, the Netherlands. The registration point is already set up in the hall of the WestCord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden, and delegates and guests have already started to arrive. More...

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1,128,385 certified signatures for the Minority SafePack Initiative

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"It’s official: the Minority SafePack is a successful European Citizens’ Initiative. National authorities in all 28 Member States of the European Union have verified the signed statements of support and validated a total number of 1,128,385 signatures. It is now also certified that the MSPI managed to reach the national threshold in 11 member states: Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Latvia, Spain, Denmark, Croatia, Slovenia, Lithuania and Italy. More...

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Closure of ports goes against the 1951 Refugee Convention

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsNeither Malta, nor Italy were respecting the 1951 Refugee Convention in regards to the principle of non-refoulement. This principle applies wherever the “State exercises its authority, including beyond its borders, for example when intercepting ships on the high seas. All refugees are entitled to protection from refoulement – including those who have not been formally recognized as such.” (1951 Refugee Convention). More...

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