MINELRES: Council of Europe FCNM: Second opinion of the Advisory Committee on Finland published

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


Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National
Minorities: news concerning Finland 

PUBLICATION OF THE SECOND OPINION OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON FINLAND

STRASBOURG 20.04.2006  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 Finland 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 Finland. 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%282006%29014%20Finland_OP_public.asp#TopOfPage
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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 
http://www.coe.int/minorities


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