MINELRES: AC FCNM: news concerning Finland and Croatia

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Thu Mar 4 19:27:42 2010


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


RECENTS NEWS ON THE FRAMEWORK CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF NATIONAL
MINORITIES (fcnm)

22/02/2010
Croatia: visit of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for
the Protection of National Minorities

A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for
the Protection of National Minorities will visit Zagreb and Vukovar from
22 - 26 February 2010  in the context of the monitoring of the
implementation of this convention in Croatia.

This is the third visit of the Advisory Committee to Croatia. The
Delegation will have meetings with the representatives of all relevant
ministries, public officials, as well as persons belonging to national
minorities and Human Rights NGOs. 

The Delegation includes  Ms Ilze BRANDS-KEHRIS (First Vice-President of
the Advisory Committee and member elected in respect of Latvia), Ms
Brigitta BUSCH, (member of the Advisory Committee elected in respect of
Austria) and Ms Eva SMITH-ASMUSSEN, (member of the Advisory Committee
elected in respect of Denmark). They will be accompanied by Ms Charlotte
ALTENHONER-DION and Mr Krzysztof ZYMAN, Administrators in the
Secretariat of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National
Minorities.

Note: Croatia submitted its third State Report under the Framework
Convention in October 2009. Following its visit, the Advisory Committee
will adopt its own report (called Opinion), which will be sent to the
Government for comments. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of
Europe will then adopt conclusions and recommendations in respect of
Croatia.

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17/02/2010
Finland submitted its third state report in English and Finnish,
pursuant to Article 25, paragraph 1, of the Framework Convention for the
Protection of National Minorities. It is now up to the Advisory
Committee to consider it and adopt an opinion intended for the Committee
of Ministers.


FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE:
http://www.coe.int/minorities


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