Liechtenstein: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

Liechtenstein submitted its Fifth State Report on 13 July 2020 pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. The report is available in English and in German. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion...

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Advisory Committee member Aliona Grossu speaks at OSCE High Commissioner Webinar

03/07/2020

Ms Aliona Grossu, member of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in respect of the Republic of Moldova, participated in a Webinar organised by the Office of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities on “Impact of COVID-19 on...

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North Macedonia: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

29/06/2020

North Macedonia submitted its Fifth State Report on 24 June 2020 pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. The report is available in English and in Macedonian. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an...

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Adoption of two Committee of Ministers’ resolutions

22/06/2020

The Committee of Ministers has adopted two resolutions on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Georgia and Portugal: Resolution CM/ResCMN(2020)5 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by...

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Armenia: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

Armenia submitted its Fifth State Report on 15 June 2020 pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.The report is available in English with its annexes 1-2, 3 and 4 as well as in Armenian with its annexes 1-2, 3 and 4. It is now up...

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Welcome to the nine new members joining the Advisory Committee

04/06/2020

On 27 May the Committee of Ministers appointed 9 new ordinary members of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for a four-year term commencing on 1 June 2020: - Teymur Malik-Aslanov, Azerbaijan; - Emilia Drumeva, Bulgaria; - Harald Christian Scheu, Czech Republic; - Oliver Loode,...

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68th plenary meeting of the Advisory Committee

On 25-28 May, the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities held its first ever plenary meeting by videoconference. It approved the draft opinion on Malta which will now be sent to the State Party concerned for possible observations. The Advisory...

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COVID-19: National minorities in crisis?

29/05/2020

In a statement adopted unanimously on 28 May 2020, during its 68th Plenary meeting, the Advisory Committee expressed its deep concern that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the vulnerability of certain national minorities and has deepened the already existing inequalities in many Council of...

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Cyprus: publication of the 5th Advisory Committee Opinion

28/05/2020

The Fifth Opinion on Cyprus 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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Slovenia: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

03/03/2020

Slovenia submitted its Fifth State Report on 28 February 2020 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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67th plenary meeting of the Advisory Committee

21/02/2020

During its 67th plenary meeting from 17 to 21 February 2020, the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities approved three draft country-specific opinions under the implementation of this convention in states parties. The 4th cycle draft Opinion on...

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Denmark: publication of the 5th Advisory Committee Opinion

29/01/2020

The Fifth Opinion on Denmark 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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Portugal: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

27/01/2020

The Fourth Opinion on Portugal 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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Revised monitoring arrangements of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

23/01/2020

On 11 December, the Committee of Ministers has adopted a new resolution on the revised monitoring arrangements of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. The resolution contains a series of evolutions allowing monitoring to be more efficient and adapted to today’s...

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Poland: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

23/01/2020

The Fourth Opinion on Poland of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has been published today. It is available in English, French and Polish.

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Serbia: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

18/12/19

The Fourth Opinion on Serbia 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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Estonia: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

13/12/2019

Estonia submitted its Fifth State Report on 25 November 2019 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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Romania: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

13/12/2019

Romania submitted its Fifth State Report on 8 November 2019 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 three Opinions

12/11/2019

During its 66th plenary meeting from 4-8 November 2019, the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities adopted three country-specific opinions under the implementation of this convention in states parties. The fourth cycle Opinion on Poland was...

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Finland: publication of the 5th Advisory Committee Opinion

31/10/2019

The Fifth Opinion on Finland 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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