Council of Europe publishes report on minority languages in Denmark
26 September 2007. The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers has today made public the second report on the situation of minority languages in Denmark.
On the basis of this report, the Committee of Ministers calls on Denmark to:
- take steps towards the full implementation of Denmark’s undertakings in the field of radio and television, in close co-operation with the German-speakers;
- take measures to increase awareness of and understanding for German as a regional or minority language of Denmark among the Danish population at large.
- clarify the issue of the traditional presence of the Romani language in Denmark.
This report has been drawn up by a committee of independent experts which monitors the application of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.
The full text of the report and the Committee of Ministers’ recommendations can be downloaded from the Charter's website: http://www.coe.int/minlang ("Reports and Recommendations" section).
Further information can also be found on the Charter's website, or by contacting the Charter Secretariat (DG1.Minlang@coe.int – Tel: +33 (0)3 88 41 31 86).