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Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), 15 October 2015

The Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (ACFC) organised a conference to address the issue of ‘Minority Rights in Divided Societies’ within the framework of the Bosnia & Herzegovina Chairmanship of the Council of Europe.



  • Semiha Borovac, Minister for Human Rights and Refugees, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mary-Ann Hennessy, Head of Council of Europe Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Key-note address

Panel I: Minority rights in divided societies: opportunities and challenges

Panel II: Promoting the enjoyment of minority rights in the Western Balkans

Panel III: From division to inclusion through minority rights

Final remarks and conclusion

  • Francesco Palermo, President of the Advisory Committee