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Azerbaijan: receipt of the 4th cycle State Report

Azerbaijan submitted its fourth State Report on 10 January 2017, in English and Azerbaijani, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the...

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Slovenia: receipt of the 4th cycle State Report

09/01/2017

Slovenia submitted its fourth State Report on 6 January 2017, in English and Slovenian, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the Committee...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: receipt of the 4th cycle State Report

06/01/2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its fourth State Report on 22 December 2016, in English and Bosnian, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for...

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 Interview with Mr. Peter Leuprecht, one of the founding fathers of the FCNM

 Launching conference of the Fourth Thematic Commentary on the Scope of Application “The Framework Convention: a key tool to managing diversity through minority rights”, Strasbourg, 11 October 2016

“Today, more than ever, managing diversity intelligently and protecting fundamental rights are key to building inclusive societies and strong, resilient democracies. This commentary helps us better understand the experience of our member States in meeting this challenge, in the context of the Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, and is therefore extremely welcome.”
Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe 


Europe, the “demonisation” of minorities and the rise of intolerance

24 September 2014: In this podcast interview, minorities expert Athanasia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, discusses her view that Europe’s “tolerance for intolerance” towards minority groups is on the rise.

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