MINELRES: CoE FCNM: Advisory Committee visits Sweden

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


THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE FRAMEWORK CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF
NATIONAL MINORITIES VISITS SWEDEN

STRASBOURG 7.5.2007 - A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the
Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National
Minorities is visiting Sweden this week from 7 - 10 May 2007 in the
context of the monitoring of the implementation of this convention in
Sweden. The visit is the 22nd 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.

Sweden submitted its second state report under the Framework Convention
in July 2006, and the delegation of the Advisory Committee will be in
Sweden in order to seek further information. On the basis of this and
other information, the Advisory Committee will subsequently adopt an
opinion on how Sweden has implemented the various articles of the
Framework Convention.

The delegation consists of Ms Marju LAURISTIN, Member of the Advisory
Committee elected in respect of Estonia, Mr. Francesco PALERMO, Member
of the Advisory Committee elected in respect of Italy, and Mr. Antti
KORKEAKIVI of the Secretariat of the Framework Convention.

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 
nicola.markes-goerlach@coe.int 
http://www.coe.int/minorities


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