09/11/2012 Bosnia and Herzegovin

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

28/01/2013
Montenegro: visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will visit Podgorica, Tuzi and Plav from 28 January - 1 February 2013 in the context of the monitoring of the implementation of this convention.

This is the second visit of the Advisory Committee to Montenegro. The Delegation will have meetings with the representatives of all relevant ministries, public officials, NGOs, as well as national minority organisations.

The Delegation includes Mr Grigor BADIRYAN, Advisory Committee member elected in respect of Armenia, Ms. Aliona GROSSU, Advisory Committee member elected in respect of Moldova, Mr. Einar NIEMI, Advisory Committee member elected in respect of Norway, and Mr Krzysztof ZYMAN, Adminisrtrator, Secretariat of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

Note: Montenegro submitted its second State Report under the Framework Convention in September 2012. Following its visit, the Advisory Committee will adopt its own report (called Opinion), which will be sent to the government for comments. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will then adopt conclusions and recommendations in respect of Montenegro.