MINELRES: CoE FCNM: adoption of CM resolution in respect of the Czech Republic

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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: adoption CM resolution in respect of the Czech Republic 

THE COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS ADOPTS CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IN
RESPECT OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Strasbourg 15.03.2006 - The Committee of Ministers has just adopted a
resolution on how the Czech Republic has put into practice the
principles contained in the Framework Convention for the Protection of
National Minorities. This resolution contains conclusions and
recommendations which are largely based on the second cycle Opinion of
the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of
National Minorities, highlighting a number of issues on which this
country is expected to take further measures to support its national
minorities.

The detailed Opinion of the Advisory Committee in respect of the Czech
Republic, together with the comments by the authorities are already
available on line.

The implementation of the Framework Convention is monitored by the
Committee of Ministers and the Advisory Committee. 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 the basis of periodical
State reports and information from other sources. Follow-up activities
are carried out by the Advisory Committee 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%282006%29008%20Adoption_Res_CzechRep.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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