Switzerland: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

10/12/2018

The Fourth Opinion on Switzerland 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 (not yet available in English).

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Appointment of an ordinary member of the Advisory Committee in respect of a casual vacancy in respect of Norway

04/12/2018

Decision CM/Del/Dec(2018)11330/4.4a on the election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee, and appointment of an ordinary member of the Advisory Committee in respect of a vacancy concerning Norway (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 28 November 2018...

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

04/12/2018

Decision CM/Del/Dec(2018)1330/4.4b on the election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee in respect of Spain (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 28 November 2018 at the 1330th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) Declare elected to the list of...

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

27/11/2018

A delegation of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is visiting Podgorica, Kotor and Ulcinj from 27-30 November 2018 to evaluate progress made in the monitoring of the protection of national minorities in Montenegro. This...

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

19/11/2018

A delegation of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is visiting Leeuwarden, Eindhoven and The Hague from 19-22 November 2018 to evaluate progress made in the monitoring of the protection of national minorities in the...

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Sweden: Follow-up dialogue

12/11/2018

Stockholm, 13 November: Members of the Advisory Committee on the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, together with the Swedish Ministry of Culture are organising a seminar to discuss the...

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

12/11/2018

A delegation of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is visiting Tbilisi, Alkhalkalaki, Alkhalsitkhe and Marneuli from 12-16 November 2018 to evaluate progress made in the monitoring of the protection of national minorities...

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Appointment of an ordinary member of the Advisory Committee in respect of a casual vacancy in respect of Ukraine

05/11/2018

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2018)10 on the election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee, and appointment of an ordinary member of the Advisory Committee in respect of a casual vacancy in respect of Ukraine (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 24 October...

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

05/11/2018

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2018)11 on the election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee in respect of the Slovak Republic (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 24 October 2018 at the 1328th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) Declare elected to the list of...

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Slovenia

26/10/2018

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2018)12 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Slovenia (adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 24 October 2018 at the 1328th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

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Latvia: publication of the 3rd Advisory Committee Opinion

15/10/2018

The Third Opinion on Latvia 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.

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Portugal: receipt of the 4th cycle State Report

12/10/2018

Portugal submitted its Fourth State Report on 8 October 2018, 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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Advisory Committee: adoption of two Opinions

12/10/2018

During its 63rd plenary meeting this week, the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities adopted two country-specific opinions under the implementation of this convention in states parties. The fourth cycle Opinions on Ireland and Albania were...

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Advisory Committee: election of the new bureau

10/10/2018

Today, during its 63rd plenary, the Advisory Committee elected the following members of the Bureau: Mr Besarion Bokhashvili, President Ms Edita Žiobienė, First Vice-President Ms Marie Hagsgård, Second Vice-President

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

03/10/2018

The Fourth Opinion on Bosnia and Herzegovina of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has been published today.

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Publication of the Eleventh activity report

26/09/2018

The Committee of Ministers, at its 1325th Meeting on 26 September 2018, held an exchange of views with Ms Petra Roter, former President of the Advisory Committee, who presented the 11th activity report covering the period from 1 June 2016 to 31 May 2018.

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ACFC President to speak at session on national minorities

Fundamental Rights Forum

20/09/2018

The acting President of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention, Ms Edita Žiobienė, is invited to speak at the session on national minorities at the Fundamental Rights Forum of the European Union’s Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna on 25 September 2018. This session will explore the...

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Serbia: receipt of the 4th cycle State Report

19/09/2018

Serbia submitted its Fourth State Report on 18 September 2018, 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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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Sweden

12/09/2018

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2018)9 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Sweden (adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 12 September 2018 at the 1323rd meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

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Netherlands: receipt of the 3rd cycle state report

11/07/2018

The Netherlands submitted the Third State Report on 11 July 2018, 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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