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Georgia: receipt of the 3rd cycle State Report

18/07/2017

Georgia submitted its Third State Report on 12 July 2017, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. It is also available in Georgian. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the...

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Hungary

10/07/2017

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2017)5 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Hungary (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 5 July 2017 at the 1291st meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Italy

10/07/2017

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2017)4 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Italy (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 5 July 2017 at the 1291st meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

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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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