The Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages held its 74th plenary meeting from 15 to 18 November 2022 in Strasbourg.
During the meeting, the Committee adopted three evaluation reports on the application of the Charter by Sweden, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, which will be transmitted to the authorities for possible comments within a deadline of two months after transmission. The reports and the state comments will then be made public and submitted to the Committee of Ministers.
The Committee also held an exchange of views with the Executive Director of the Council of Europe Observatory on History Teaching in Europe, Aurora AILINCAI, who introduced the Committee to the mission and the aims of the Observatory and answered questions.
This 74th plenary meeting was the last meeting that would be attended by Ion DIACONU (Romania). On behalf of the Committee and the Secretariat, Aleksandra OSZMIAŃSKA-PAGETT, Chair of the Committee, thanked him warmly for his valuable contribution to the work of the Committee throughout the years. She also welcomed new members: Aline KUNZ (Switzerland), Benjamin QUADERER (Liechtenstein) and Jussi YLIKOSKI (Finland).
The Committee will hold its next plenary meeting in March 2023 in Strasbourg.