MINELRES: CoE FCNM AC adopts opinions on Malta, Romania as well as on Kosovo
Tue Nov 29 21:31:42 2005
Original sender: Nicola Markes-Goerlach<Nicola.MARKES-GOERLACH@coe.int>
Latest news from the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection
of National Minorities concerning Malta, Romania and Kosovo
THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ADOPTS OPINIONS
ON MALTA, ROMANIA AS WELL AS ON KOSOVO
Strasbourg 28.11.2005 - The Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for
the Protection of National Minorities adopted two country-specific opinions
last week under the second cycle of monitoring the implementation of this
convention in States Parties. The opinions adopted relate to Malta and Romania.
The Advisory Committee also adopted an opinion on the implementation of the
Framework Convention in Kosovo in accordance with the agreement signed on 23
August 2004 by UNMIK and the Council of Europe related to the monitoring of
this Council of Europe Treaty.
These three opinions will now be submitted to the Committee of Ministers, which
is to adopt conclusions and recommendations.
Further information on the work of these bodies may be found on the following
web-site: www.coe.int/minorities .
PS. For technical reasons, the links to the 2nd cycle opinions and background
information on Kosovo (Agreement, UNMIK report etc) cannot be made and will be
available as soon as possible. These three opinions are not yet public.
Council of Europe
Directorate General of Human Rights
Secretariat of the Framework Convention
for the Protection of National Minorities
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