Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.157 - Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 04/12/2020

Switzerland

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 21 October 1998 – Or. Fr.

Switzerland declares that in Switzerland national minorities in the sense of the framework Convention are groups of individuals numerically inferior to the rest of the population of the country or of a canton, whose members are Swiss nationals, have long-standing, firm and lasting ties with Switzerland and are guided by the will to safeguard together what constitutes their common identity, in particular their culture, their traditions, their religion or their language.
Period covered: 01/02/1999 -
Articles concerned : -

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 21 October 1998 – Or. Fr.

Switzerland declares that the provisions of the framework Convention governing the use of the language in relations between individuals and administrative authorities are applicable without prejudice to the principles observed by the Confederation and the cantons in the determination of official languages.
Period covered: 01/02/1999 -
Articles concerned : -


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