European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

States Parties to the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

List of States Parties to the Charter 

The following 25 States have ratified the Charter:

Armenia

Netherlands

Austria

Norway

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Poland

Croatia

Romania

Cyprus

Serbia

Czech Republic

Slovakia

Denmark

Slovenia

Finland

Spain

Germany

Sweden

Hungary

Switzerland

Liechtenstein

Ukraine

Luxembourg

United Kingdom

Montenegro

 

States Parties' obligations under the Charter 

Submission of periodical reports on the application of the Charter

Each State Party must submit a periodical report to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe every three years, explaining their policies and the action they have taken to fulfil the commitments they have undertaken.

The first report is to be submitted within one year of ratification, and subsequent reports must be submitted every three years.

Outlines for periodical reports

The reports must be drafted according to the outlines adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, which set out the structure of the state reports. Two such outlines have been adopted, one for the initial periodical report, and one for the three-yearly reports thereafter:

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