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

16/10/2019

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2019)13 on the election of an expert to the list of experts eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee in respect of Bulgaria (Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 9 October 2019 at the 1356th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies) “The Committee of Ministers […] Declares...

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Montenegro: publication of the 3rd Advisory Committee Opinion

02/10/2019

The Third Opinion on Montenegro 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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New “HUDOC-FCNM” research tool

The HUDOC database, which contains judgments of the European Court of Human Rights and a number of documents issued by the monitoring mechanisms of the Council of Europe, covers as of today the Opinions of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National...

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Advisory Committee: adoption of three Opinions

28/06/2019

During its 65th plenary meeting from 24-28 June 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 Opinions on Serbia and...

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Ireland: publication of the 4th Advisory Committee Opinion

20/06/2019

The Fourth Opinion on Ireland 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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Republic of Moldova: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

06/06/2019

The Republic of Moldova submitted its Fifth State Report on 22 May 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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Portugal: visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

04/06/2019

A delegation of the Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities visited Porto, Figueira da Foz, Torres Vedras, Moura and Lisbon from 28 to 31 May 2019 to evaluate progress made in the monitoring of the protection of national...

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Malta: receipt of the 5th cycle State Report

28/05/2019

Malta submitted its Fifth State Report on 24 May 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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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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