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Election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee

11/12/2017

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2017)7 on the election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee in respect of Estonia (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 29 November 2017 at the 1301st meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) Declare elected to the list of experts...

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on the Czech Republic

11/12/2017

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2017)8 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by the Czech Republic (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 29 November 2017 at the 1301st meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

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Slovak Republic: Follow-up dialogue

04/12/2017

A follow-up seminar is taking place today and tomorrow in Bratislava in the context of the fourth monitoring cycle.

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Comments on the 4th ACFC Opinion on Kosovo* expected soon

15/09/2017

* All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.

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 Interview with Mr. Peter Leuprecht, one of the founding fathers of the FCNM


 Launching conference of the Fourth Thematic Commentary on the Scope of Application “The Framework Convention: a key tool to managing diversity through minority rights”, Strasbourg, 11 October 2016

“Today, more than ever, managing diversity intelligently and protecting fundamental rights are key to building inclusive societies and strong, resilient democracies. This commentary helps us better understand the experience of our member States in meeting this challenge, in the context of the Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, and is therefore extremely welcome.”
Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe 


Europe, the “demonisation” of minorities and the rise of intolerance

24 September 2014: In this podcast interview, minorities expert Athanasia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, discusses her view that Europe’s “tolerance for intolerance” towards minority groups is on the rise.

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