Committee of Ministers: adoption of two new resolutions

17/12/2012

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2012)21 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by the Czech Republic (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 12 December 2012 at the 1158th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies) Resolution CM/ResCMN(2012)22 on the...

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Receipt of the 3rd cycle State Report

13/12/2012 Poland

Poland submitted on 13 December 2012 its third state report in English and Polish, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

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

13/12/2012

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2012)16 Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities - Election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee in respect of the Netherlands (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 24 October 2012 at the 1153rd meeting of...

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Visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

4/12/2012 Kosovo

The visit will take place between 3-7 December 2012 to evaluate the progress made in protecting the rights of non-majority communities in Kosovo*. The Advisory Committee will hold meetings with community representatives, international organisations and central and local authorities in different...

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Committee of Ministers: adoption of two new resolutions

28/11/2012

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2012)19 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Lithuania (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 28 November 2012 at the 1156th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) Resolution CM/ResCMN(2012)20 on the implementation...

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Receipt of the 3rd cycle State Report

23/11/2012 Bulgaria

Bulgaria submitted on 23 November 2012 its third state report in English, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

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3rd cycle ACFC Opinion public

21/11/2012 Sweden

The Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has published its Third Opinion on Sweden together with the government comments. The comments are also available in Swedish.

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3rd cycle ACFC Opinion public

13/11/2012  Spain

The Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has published its Third Opinion on Spain together with the government comments.

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

09/11/2012

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2012)14 Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities – Election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee - Mr Péter KOVÁCS Resolution CM/ResCMN(2012)15 Framework Convention for the Protection of National...

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Visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

09/11/2012 Switzerland

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will visit Bern and Aarau from 5-7 November 2012 in the context of the monitoring of the implementation of this convention in Switzerland. This is the third visit of the Advisory Committee...

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Advisory Committee: adoption of three opinions and election of the new bureau

12/10/2012

The Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities adopted three country-specific opinions under the third cycle of monitoring the implementation of this convention in States Parties. The Opinions on Azerbaijan and Ireland were adopted on 10 October, and...

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Thematic Commentary: Launch of the Advisory Committee Third Thematic Commentary

11/10/2012 

In view of the central importance of linguistic rights for the effective protection of all rights of persons belonging to national minorities, the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has devoted its Third Thematic Commentary to the linguistic...

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3rd cycle ACFC Opinion public

05/10/2012 Romania

The Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has published its Third Opinion on Romania.

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Receipt of the 2nd cycle State Report

26/09/2012 The Netherlands

The Netherlands submitted on 19 September 2012 its second state report in English, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

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Receipt of a Progress Report

13/09/2012 Kosovo

The UNMIK's (United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo) progress report on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) in Kosovo was received on 13 September 2012. This report, drafted by the OSCE in Kosovo in the context of its...

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Receipt of the 2nd cycle State Report

12/09/2012 Montenegro

Montenegro submitted on 12 September 2012 its second state report in English and Montenegrin, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

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Visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

09/11/2012 Bosnia and Herzegovina

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will visit Sarajevo, Tuzla, Banja Luka and Prnjavor from 6-9 November 2012 in the context of the monitoring of the implementation of this convention in this country. This is the third...

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Receipt of the 2nd cycle State Report

03/09/2012 Latvia

Latvia submitted on 3 September 2012 its second state report in English and Latvian, pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 2, of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

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3rd cycle ACFC Opinion and government Comments public

25/07/2012 Russian Federation

The Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has published its Third Opinion on the Russian Federation, together with the government’s Comments. These documents are also available in Russian.

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Advisory Committee: publication of a thematic commentary on language rights

20/07/2012

The Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities has published its third thematic commentary on "THE LANGUAGE RIGHTS OF PERSONS BELONGING TO NATIONAL MINORITIES UNDER THE FRAMEWORK CONVENTION", adopted in May 2012. This follows the first thematic...

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