Latvia: receipt of the 3rd cycle State Report

07/12/2016

Latvia submitted its third State Report on 6 December 2016, in English and Latvian, 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...

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Albania: receipt of the 4th cycle State Report

21/11/2016

Albania submitted its fourth State Report on 18 November 2016, in English, 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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Ukraine: visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

21/11/2016

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will be visiting Kyiv, Odessa, Kharkiv and Uzhorod from 21-29 November 2016 to evaluate the progress made in the monitoring of the protection of national minorities in Ukraine. The...

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

17/11/2016

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will be visiting Kosovo* (Pristina, Obiliq/Obilić, Mitrovica/Mitrovicë, Gračanica/Graçanicë) from 14-18 November 2016 to evaluate the progress made in protecting the rights of non-majority...

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Election of two experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee

15/11/2016

1269th meeting – 26 October 2016 Item 4.1a Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities a. Election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee – Candidates in respect of Armenia CM(2016)142 Decision The Deputies, having proceeded to an...

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Estonia

03/11/2016

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2016)15 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Estonia (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 26 October 2016 at the 1269th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies)

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Advisory Committee: adoption of three Opinions

14/10/2016

During its 57th plenary meeting this week, 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 Opinions on Austria and Norway were...

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Finland: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

14/10/2016

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

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Advisory Committee: election of the new bureau

13/10/2016

On Thursday, 13 October, during its 57th plenary, the Advisory Committee elected the following members of the Bureau: Ms Petra Roter, President Ms Brigitta Busch, First Vice-President Mr Craig Oliphant, Second Vice-President

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Conference to launch the fourth thematic commentary

11/10/2016

The launching conference of the Fourth Thematic Commentary on the Scope of Application “The Framework Convention: a key tool to managing diversity through minority rights” took place on 11 October 2016 (see the conference page).

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Publication of the Tenth activity report

28/09/2017

At the 1266th Meeting of the Committee of Ministers, on 28 September 2016, there was an exchange of views with Mr Francesco Palermo, former President of the Advisory Committee, who presented the 10th activity report covering the period from 1 June 2014 to 31 May 2016.

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Election of three experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee

23/09/2016

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2016)12 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 Albania (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 21 September 2016 at the 1265th (DH) meeting of...

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on San Marino

20/09/2016

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2016)11 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by San Marino (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 14 September 2016 at the 1264th meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies)

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Hungary: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

19/09/2016

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

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Italy: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

28/07/2016

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

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Lithuania

09/07/2016

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2016)9 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Lithuania (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 6 July 2016 at the 1262ndmeeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

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Adoption of a Committee of Ministers’ resolution on Spain

09/07/2016

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2016)10 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Spain (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 6 July 2016 at the 1262nd meeting of the Ministers' Deputies)

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

05/07/2016

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will be visiting Austria from 4-8 July 2016. This is the fourth visit of the Advisory Committee to Austria. The delegation will be meeting with representatives of central, regional and...

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Czech Republic: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

30/06/2016

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

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

20/06/2016

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will be visiting Norway from 20-24 June 2016 in the context of the monitoring of the implementation of this convention. This is the fourth visit of the Advisory Committee to Norway. The...

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