MINELRES: FUEN Newsletter 01: Living Diversity

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Living Diversity
Newsletter No 01

Federal Union of European Nationalities / Foderalistische Union
Europaischer Volksgruppen 


EU-Commission supports FUEN network with circa 500.000 Euro

Together with five partners FUEN applied for three-year funding for a
language network and received this grant. The network will predominantly
focus on the small and smallest languages in Europe.

Read more about the language network:
http://www.fuen.org/press/20081110_EAC_EN.html


FUEN-Secretariat in Flensburg enlarged  new director and new head of
office

With Susann Schenk (Sorb) as head of office and Jan Diedrichsen (German
from Denmark) as director the FUEN-secretariat in Flensburg enlarged its
staff. 

Read more about the FUEN-secretariat:
http://www.fuen.org/press/20081022_fuenGS_EN.html


Presidium-visit to Carinthia  meeting with minorities and with the
governor

The presidium of FUEN informed itself in Carinthia, Austria about the
situation of the Carinthian Slovenes. The representatives of FUEN met
many representatives of the minorities and also the new governor.

Read more about the visit to Carinthia:
http://www.fuen.org/press/20081111_carinthia_EN.html


Minorities with seat in the DH-MIN-committee in Strasbourg

The minority committee of the state representatives at the Council of
Europe DH-MIN granted FUEN an observer seat. FUEN president Hans
Heinrich Hansen represented the European minorities at the latest
meeting. 

Read more about the DH-MIN meeting:
http://www.fuen.org/press/20081020_dhmin_EN.html


Article: Autochthonous or allochthonous  when is a minority a national
minority?  

About the relation between new and old minorities. 
Article by Jan Diedrichsen:
http://www.fuen.org/press/20081111_new_old_EN.html


Short News 

Elections in South Tyrol: re-election of FUEN-vice-president
http://www.fuen.org//press/20081103_stocker_EN.html

AGDM meets in Slovakia
http://www.fuen.org/press/20081020_agdm_EN.html

FUEN-Dialogue Forum meets for the first time
http://www.fuen.org/press/20081013_edf_kehl_EN.html

Society for threatened peoples comes with article about FUEN
http://www.fuen.org/press/20080926_pogrom_EN.html

For questions or remarks please contact
Jan Diedrichsen, jan.diedrichsen@fuen.org +4522308876 

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