MINELRES: CoE FCNM: news concerning Denmark, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina

minelres@lists.microlink.lv minelres@lists.microlink.lv
Mon May 23 10:12:03 2005


Original sender: Markes-Goerlach Nicola <Nicola.MARKES-GOERLACH@coe.int>



PUBLICATION OF THE SECOND OPINION OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON DENMARK

STRASBOURG 11.05.2005  The opinion of the Advisory Committee of the Council of 
Europe's Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities on 
measures taken in this field by Denmark has been made public at the country's 
initiative.

The Advisory Committee of 18 independent experts drew up the opinion on the 
basis of the state report and other materials and after conducting a visit to 
Denmark. The opinion will soon be examined by the Council of Europe's Committee 
of Ministers, which will then adopt its conclusions and possible 
recommendations. 

The opinions of the Advisory Committee are made public upon the adoption of the 
Committee of Ministers' conclusions and recommendations, unless the country 
concerned agrees to make the opinion public at an earlier stage.

http://www.coe.int/t/e/human_rights/Minorities/1._GENERAL_PRESENTATION/1._News/N
ews%282005%29018%20Denmark%20public.asp#TopOfPage 



THE COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS ADOPTS CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IN RESPECT OF 
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Strasbourg 11.05.2005: The Committee of Ministers has adopted a resolution in 
respect of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the context of monitoring the Framework 
Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. These recommendations are 
largely based on the corresponding opinion presented by the Advisory Committee 
on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, 
highlighting a number of issues on which Bosnia and Herzegovina is expected to 
take further measures to support national minorities.

The opinion presented by the Advisory Committee, together with the comments by 
Bosnia and Herzegovina, are also available on line.

The implementation of the Framework Convention is monitored by the Committee of 
Ministers and the Advisory Committee on National Minorities. The Committee of 
Ministers is to adopt conclusions and recommendations on the way in which 
States Parties comply with the various obligations enshrined in this treaty. In 
doing so, the Committee of Ministers can rely on the assessment made by the 
Advisory Committee on the basis of periodical State reports and information 
from other sources. Follow-up activities are carried out by the Advisory 
Committee on National Minorities between periodical reporting cycles. Further 
information on the work of these bodies may be found on the following web-site: 
www.coe.int/minorities .

http://www.coe.int/t/e/human_rights/Minorities/1._GENERAL_PRESENTATION/1._News/N
ews%282005%29019%20Adoption_resolution_BiH.asp#TopOfPage



THE COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS ADOPTS CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IN RESPECT OF 
ALBANIA

Strasbourg 11.05.2005 - The Committee of Ministers has just adopted a 
resolution on how Albania has put to practice the principles contained in the 
Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. This resolution contains 
conclusions and recommendations which are largely based on the Opinion of the 
Advisory Committee on National Minorities, highlighting a number of issues on 
which Albania is expected to take further measures to support its national 
minorities.

The detailed Opinion of the Advisory Committee on National Minorities, together 
with the comments by the Albanian authorities, are also available on line.

The implementation of the Framework Convention is monitored by the Committee of 
Ministers and the Advisory Committee on National Minorities. The Committee of 
Ministers adopts conclusions and recommendations on the way in which States 
Parties comply with the various obligations enshrined in this treaty. In doing 
so, the Committee of Ministers can rely on the assessment made by the Advisory 
Committee on National Minorities on the basis of periodical State reports and 
information from other sources. Follow-up activities are carried out by the 
Advisory Committee on National Minorities between periodical reporting cycles. 

Further information on the work of these bodies may be found on the following 
web-site: www.coe.int/minorities .


http://www.coe.int/t/e/human_rights/Minorities/1._GENERAL_PRESENTATION/1._News/N
ews%282005%29020%20%20Adoption%20Res%20Albania.asp#TopOfPage



Nicola Markes-Goerlach 
Council of Europe 
Directorate General of Human Rights 
Secretariat of the Framework Convention 
for the Protection of National Minorities 
F-67075 Strasbourg-Cedex 
nicola.markes-goerlach@coe.int 
http://www.coe.int/minorities 


---------------------------------------------
This message was sent using Endymion MailMan.
http://www.endymion.com/products/mailman/ http://www.microlink.com/