Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Slovenia

01/12/2022

The Committee of Ministers has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Slovenia on 30 November 2022: Resolution CM/ResCMN(2022)9 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities...

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Slovenia: Follow-up dialogue

01/12/2022

A follow-up meeting concerning the Fifth Opinion on Slovenia of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities was organised on 28-29 November 2022 by the Council of Europe and the Slovenian authorities. The meeting gave representatives of the...

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Norway: First coordinated follow-up event

24/11/2022

Oslo, 24 November 2022: A follow-up event on the Fifth Opinion on Norway of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) as well as the latest report of the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages...

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Albania: visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

15/11/2022

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is visiting Albania this week (14-18 November 2022) to evaluate progress made in the protection of national minorities. This is the fifth visit of the Advisory Committee to Albania. The...

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

04/11/2022

The Committee of Ministers has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by the Slovak Republic on 3 November 2022: Resolution CM/ResCMN(2022)8 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National...

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Azerbaijan: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

27/10/2022

Azerbaijan submitted its Fifth State Report with appendices 1 and 2 on 17 October 2022 pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.The report is also available in Azerbaijani and so are its appendices 1 and 2. It is now up to the...

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Austria: visit of the Advisory Committee of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and of the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and a delegation of the Committee of Experts (COMEX) of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages are carrying out a coordinated visit to Austria this week (17 – 21 October...

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Serbia: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

11/10/2022

Serbia submitted its Fifth State Report on 1 September 2022 pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the Committee of Ministers.

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76th plenary meeting of the Advisory Committee

07/10/2022

On 3-7 October 2022, the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities held its 76th plenary meeting in Strasbourg. The Advisory Committee adopted, on 5 October, its final opinions on the implementation of the Convention by Armenia and Italy, which will...

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Advisory Committee: election of the new bureau

06/06/2022

On 6 October 2022, during its 76th plenary, the Advisory Committee elected the following members of the Bureau: Ms Petra Roter, President Ms Emma Lantschner, First Vice-President Mr Nicolas Levrat, Second Vice-President

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Germany

29/09/2022

The Committee of Ministers has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Germany on 27 September 2022: Resolution CM/ResCMN(2022)7 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities...

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Publication of the Advisory Committee’s 13th activity report

27/09/2022

Today at its 1444th meeting, the Committee of Ministers held an exchange of views with Mikko Puumalainen, Acting President of the Advisory Committee, who presented the Committee’s 13th activity report covering the period from 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2022. The report outlines trends and challenges...

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Slovenia: publication of the 5th Advisory Committee Opinion

22/09/2022

The Fifth Opinion on Slovenia of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has been published today together with the government comments (also available in Slovenian). A summary of the Opinion’s main findings is available in...

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North Macedonia: publication of the 5th Advisory Committee Opinion

21/09/2022

The Fifth Opinion on North Macedonia of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has been published today together with the government comments. A summary of the Opinion’s main findings is also available in Macedonian and...

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Republic of Moldova: visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

20/09/2022

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is visiting the Republic of Moldova this week (19 – 23 September 2022) to evaluate progress made in the protection of national minorities. This is the fifth visit of the Advisory Committee...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

31/08/2022

Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its Fifth State Report on 31 August 2022 pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the Committee of Ministers.

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Georgia: receipt of the 4th cycle State Report

08/08/2022

Georgia submitted its Fourth State Report on 31 July 2022 pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the Committee of Ministers.

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Election of four experts to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee

11/07/2022

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2022)6 on the election of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee in respect of Armenia, the Republic of Moldova, Norway and Ukraine (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 6 July 2022 at the 1439th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) Declares elected to the...

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Norway

07/07/2022

The Committee of Ministers has adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Norway on 6 July 2022: Resolution CM/ResCMN(2022)5 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by...

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Netherlands: visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

29/06/2022

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and a delegation of the Committee of Experts (COMEX) of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages are carrying out a coordinated visit to the Netherlands this week (28 June –...

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