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

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 05/12/2020

North Macedonia

Declaration contained in a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs, dated 16 April 2004, registered at the Secretariat General on 2 June 2004 - Or. Engl.

Referring to the Framework Convention, and taking into account the latest amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Macedonia submits the revised declaration to replace the previous two declarations on the aforesaid Convention:

The term “national minorities” used in the Framework Convention and the provisions of the same Convention shall be applied to the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia who live within its borders and who are part of the Albanian people, Turkish people, Vlach people, Serbian people, Roma people and Bosniac people.
Period covered: 02/06/2004 -
Articles concerned : -

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 10 April 1997 - Or. Engl. - and withdrawn by a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs, dated 16 April 2004, and registered at the Secretariat General on 2 June 2004 - Or. Engl.

The Republic of Macedonia declares that the term "national minorities" used in the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is considered to be identical to the term "nationalities" which is used in the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Macedonia.
Period covered: 01/02/1998 - 02/06/2004
Articles concerned : -

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 10 April 1997 - Or. Engl. - and withdrawn by a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs, dated 16 April 2004, and registered at the Secretariat General on 2 June 2004 - Or. Engl.

The Republic of Macedonia declares that the provisions of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will be applied to the Albanian, Turkish, Vlach, Roma and Serbian national minorities living on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia.
Period covered: 01/02/1998 - 02/06/2004
Articles concerned : -


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