MINELRES: Eurolang newsletter: December 2007

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Wed Jan 2 09:26:03 2008


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Dear Madam/ Sir, 

Nadelik lowen ha blydhen nowydh da! (We wish all our readers a Merry
Christmas and a Happy New Year!)

Below is a brief summary of the latest articles published on Eurolang.


The Lisbon Treaty and linguistic rights, Eurolang talks to the Council
of Europe 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=3012&Itemid=1&lang=en

Last week saw the signing of the Charter of Fundamental Rights as well
as the signing of the EUís new Reform Treaty, named the Lisbon Treaty..
If ratified by EU member states it will give a legal base to the new
Charter as well as enshrining respect for linguistic and cultural
diversity in EU law.  


Valencian government close down Catalan TV 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=3010&Itemid=1&lang=en

The government of the Valencian Autonomous Region in Spain has gone
ahead with its recent threats and shut off broadcasts of TV-3 the
Barcelona based Catalan language TV station.


Charter of Fundamental Rights solemnly proclaimed in Strasbourg 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=3003&Itemid=1&lang=en

The Presidents of the Commission, European Parliament, and the Council
today signed and solemnly proclaimed the Charter of Fundamental Rights
of the European Union in Strasbourg. The Charter will be legally binding
because it is referred to in the EU Reform Treaty to be signed in Lisbon
tomorrow. 


Language and national minority amendments on FRA remit pass EP Committee
stage
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=3011&Itemid=1&lang=en


Carinthian Slovenes protest to Austrian Chancellor over bilingual signs 
http://www.eurolang.net/index.php?
option=com_content&task=view&id=3009&Itemid=1&lang=en


Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information. 

We thank you for your interest in Eurolang.


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Dr Davyth A. Hicks
Editor-in-Chief
EUROLANG NEWS
Brussels 
davyth.hicks@eurolang.net
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