MINELRES: Articles in Eurolang

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.microlink.lv
Tue Jul 6 15:45:38 2004


Original sender: Simone Klinge <simone@eblul.org>


Dear Madam/ Sir,
 
We include a brief summary of the articles published in Eurolang.
 

Sehr geehrte Leserinnen und Leser,
 
hiermit senden wir Ihnen kurze Zusammenfassungen der in Eurolang
veroeffentlichten Artikel.
 
 
 
LANGUAGE CHARTER EXPERTS FINDS DANES TOO PASSIVE TOWARD LINGUISTIC
MINORITIES 
Brussel / Bruxelles 7/2/2004 by Jim Fife and Brigitte Alfter
 
The report of the Committee of Experts on Denmark’s compliance with its
undertakings under the European Charter for Regional and Minority
Languages (ECRML) gives the state a mixed review. Although complimenting
the Danish government’s action in some respects, the experts faulted it
for being too passive in a number of other areas affecting the 15 to
20,000 German speakers living in the county of Sonderjylland
(Nordschleswig).
 
 
CZECH-ONLY LANGUAGE LAW REJECTED 
Prague 7/1/2004 by Peter Josika
 
The Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM) made it’s second
attempt to enshrine Czech as the official language of the country.
However, the motion was rejected by the overwhelming majority of
deputies in the Czech lower house including the majority of MPs from the
right wing Civic Democrats (ODS). 
 
 
COUNCIL OF EUROPE LANGUAGE EXPERTS REPORT ON SLOVENIA 
Brussel / Bruxelles 6/30/2004 by Simone Klinge
 
The Committee of Experts of the Council of Europe has submitted its
first monitoring report on the implementation of the European Charter
for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML) in Slovenia. 
 
 
FRYSKE ACADEMY CHIEFS RESIGN OVER ONE MILLION EURO DEFICIT 
Ljouwert / Leeuwarden 6/25/2004 by Onno P. Falkena
 
The Board and directors of the Fryske Academy, the scientific institute
for the Frisian language and culture, have been forced to step down. The
province of Friesland and the Royal Dutch Academy of Science KNAW have
told the board and the director to go because of a deficit of 1 million
euros for the years 2002 and 2003. 
 
 
 
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