Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Switzerland

17/05/2019

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2019)7 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Switzerland (adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 May 2019 at the 1346th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

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

17/05/2019

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2019)6 on the election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee in respect of Finland (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 10 May 2019 at the 1346th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) Declare elected to the list of experts eligible...

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European Regional Forum on Education, Language and the Human Rights of Minorities

10/05/2019

Brussels, 6-7 May 2019: 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 the European Regional Forum on Education, Language and the Human Rights of Minorities organised...

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Impressions on minorities and minority languages in a changing Europe

30 April 2019 Strasbourg, France

The conclusions and impressions of the 20th anniversary conference of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages are now available in a brochure. The leaflet features the conclusions and final remarks by the...

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Poland: receipt of the 4th cycle State Report

16/04/2019

Poland submitted its Fourth State Report on 9 April 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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Mid-term review of the implementation of FCNM in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Follow-up dialogue

12/04/2019

The Secretariat of the Framework Convention for Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) and the Horizontal Facility Action on “Strengthening the protection of national minorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, in close co-operation with the CoE Office in Sarajevo and the Ministry of Human Rights...

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Italy: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

11/04/2019

Italy submitted its Fifth State Report on 8 April 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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Croatia: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

04/04/2019

Croatia submitted its Fifth State Report on 2 April 2019, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. The report is also available in Croatian. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for...

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Denmark: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

04/04/2019

Denmark submitted its Fifth State Report on 2 April 2019, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. The report is also available in Danish. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the...

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Spain: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

02/04/2019

Spain submitted its Fifth State Report on 1 April 2019, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. The report is also available in Spanish. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the...

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Adoption of two Committee of Ministers’ resolutions

29/03/2019

The Committee of Ministers has adopted two resolutions on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Lithuania and North Macedonia: Resolution CM/ResCMN(2019)4 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National...

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

20/03/2019

A delegation of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is visiting Niš, Novi Sad and Belgrade from 18-22 March 2019 to evaluate progress made in the monitoring of the protection of national minorities in Serbia. This is the...

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

20/03/2019

A delegation of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities is visiting Helsinki and Inari from 18-22 March 2019 to evaluate progress made in the monitoring of the protection of national minorities in Finland. This is the fifth...

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Albania: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

19/03/2019

The Fourth Opinion on Albania 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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Advisory Committee: adoption of three Opinions

18/03/2019

During its 64th plenary meeting from 4 to 8 March 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 third cycle Opinions on the Netherlands,...

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

15/02/2019

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2019)1 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 to fill a casual vacancy in respect of the Netherlands (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 13 February...

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

15/02/2019

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2019)3 on the election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee in respect of Montenegro (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 13 February 2019 at the 1337th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) “The Committee of Ministers […]...

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Hungary: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

06/02/2019

Hungary submitted its Fifth State Report on 5 February 2019, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. The report is also available in Hungarian. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended...

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Finland: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

05/02/2019

Finland submitted its Fifth State Report on 1 February 2019, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. The report is also available in Finnish. It is now up to the Advisory Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for...

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Cyprus: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

05/02/2019

Cyprus submitted its Fifth State Report on 1 February 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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