MINELRES: CoE FCNM: Committee of Ministers adopts a resolution on the protection of minorities in

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


THE COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS ISSUES RECOMMENDATIONS ON MINORITY PROTECTION
IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Strasbourg 2.5.2007 - The Committee of Ministers has just adopted a
resolution on the protection of national minorities in the Russian
Federation. This resolution contains conclusions and recommendations,
highlighting positive developments but also a number of areas where
further measures are needed to advance the implementation of the
Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities.

The resolution is largely based on the corresponding Opinion of the
Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention. The detailed Opinion of
the Advisory Committee of independent experts, together with the
comments by the government of the Russian Federation, are also available
on line. 

www.coe.int/minorities 

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 

 

PS. The French part of the site is not publishing correctly and should
be available
shortly.

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