Parliamentary Assembly session : 23 – 27 September 2002 

Protection of minorities in Belgium : a task for the regions as well

[26 SEP 2002] In providing a detailed assessment of the concept of ''national minorities'' in Belgium and the status of the communities concerned, the report presented by the Swiss parliamentarian Lili Nabholz-Haidegger also emphasises the rights and responsibilities of regions with extensive legislative powers, when dealing with this matter.