MINELRES: CoE FCNM: Follow-up seminar in Skopje; the Advisory Committee visits Romania
Wed Oct 12 10:12:47 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
FOLLOW-UP SEMINAR IN SKOPJE
STRASBOURG, 03.10.2005 - The authorities and the Council of Europe are
organising a “follow-up seminar” to-day to discuss how the findings of the
monitoring bodies of the Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the
Protection of National Minorities are being implemented in the country.
This is the 21st country-specific follow-up seminar on the Framework Convention
organised since 2002. For further information on the monitoring of the
Framework Convention, please consult: http://www.coe.int/minorities.
THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE FRAMEWORK CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF
NATIONAL MINORITIES VISITS ROMANIA
STRASBOURG 03.10.2005 - A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Council
of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities will
be visiting Romania this week (03 – 07 October) in the context of the
monitoring of the implementation of this convention in Romania. The visit is
the 10th country visit conducted by the Advisory Committee in the second cycle
of monitoring. The Committee is composed of 18 independent experts elected by
the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
Romania submitted its second state report under the Framework Convention in
June 2005, and the delegation of the Advisory Committee will be in Romania in
order to seek further information. On the basis of this and other information,
the Advisory Committee will subsequently adopt an opinion on how Romania has
implemented the various articles of the Framework Convention.
The delegation visiting Romania includes the following members of the Advisory
Ms Athanasia SPILIOPOULOU AKERMARK (Sweden), Ms Marju LAURISTIN (Estonia) and
will be assisted by Ms Artemiza-Tatiana CHISCA and Ms Elena JURADO of the
Secretariat of the Framework Convention.
Council of Europe
Directorate General of Human Rights
Secretariat of the Framework Convention
for the Protection of National Minorities
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