MINELRES: New on MINELRES website

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.delfi.lv
Mon Jan 13 12:12:21 2003


Dear MINELRES list members, 

Please find below the next list of additions and new links on MINELRES
website. 
Boris
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Resolutions adopted by the CoE Comittee of Ministers on implementation
of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Italy - adopted on 3 July 2002
http://cm.coe.int/stat/E/Public/2002/adopted_texts/resCMN/2002xn10.htm

Estonia - adopted on 13 June 2002
http://cm.coe.int/stat/E/Public/2002/adopted_texts/resCMN/2002xn8.htm

United Kingdom - adopted on 13 June 2002
http://cm.coe.int/stat/E/Public/2002/adopted_texts/resCMN/2002xn9.htm

Romania - adopted on 13 March 2002 
http://cm.coe.int/stat/E/Public/2002/adopted_texts/resCMN/2002xn5.htm

Cyprus - adopted on 21 February 2002 
http://cm.coe.int/stat/E/Public/2002/adopted_texts/resCMN/2002xn3.htm


Opinions adopted by the Advisory Committee of the Framework Convention
for the Protection of National Minorities and comments of the
governments: 

Opinion on Austria
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Austria.htm
government's comments
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Austria.Comments.htm

Opinion on Germany
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Germany.htm
government's comments
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Germany.Comments.htm

Opinion on Ukraine
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Ukraine.htm
government's comments
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Ukraine.Comments.htm

Opinion on United Kingdom
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/uk.htm
government's comments
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/uk.Comments.htm

Opinion on Italy 
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Italy.htm
government's comments
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Italy.Comments.htm

Opinion on Estonia
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Estonia.htm
government's comments
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Estonia.Comments.htm

Opinion on Cyprus
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Cyprus.htm
government's comments
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/AdvisoryCommittee/Opinions/Cyprus.Comments.htm

Besides, the list of adopted opinions which are not yet public is also
added - see http://www.minelres.lv/coe/ACFC_opinions.htm


State reports on implementation of the Framework Conevntion

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/StateReports/2002/FRY%20to%20art8.htm

Poland
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/StateReports/2002/poland.htm

Azerbaijan
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/StateReports/2002/azerbaijan.htm


Relevant cases of the European Court of Human Rights 

Podkolzina v. Latvia, judgement of 9 April 2002. Press release issued by
the Registrar
http://www.echr.coe.int/Eng/Press/2002/apr/PR%20Podkolzina%2009042002E.htm

Gorzelik and others v. Poland, judgement of 20 December 2001. Press
release issued by the Registrar
http://press.coe.int/cp/2002/381a(2002).htm

Conka v. Belgium, judgement of 5 February 2002. Press release issued by
the Registrar
http://www.echr.coe.int/Eng/PRESS/2002/feb/Conkajudepress.htm



PACE Resolution 1301 (2002) Protection of minorities in Belgium  
http://assembly.coe.int/Main.asp?link=http%3A%2F%2Fassembly.coe.int%2FDocuments%2FAdoptedText%2Fta02%2FERES1301.htm

Order 568 (2002) Protection of minorities in Belgium
http://assembly.coe.int/Main.asp?link=http%3A%2F%2Fassembly.coe.int%2FDocuments%2FAdoptedText%2Fta02%2FEDIR583.htm


OSCE ODIHR: Guidelines to assist National Minority Participation in the
Electoral Process, January 2001
http://www.osce.org/odihr/documents/guidelines/gl_nmpa_eng.pdf


Selected publications

The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities: From
Analysis to Action, by Alan Philips. MRG Advisory Briefing, 2002 (.html)
http://www.minelres.lv/publicat/FCNM_MRGAdvBrief2002.htm

The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities: A
Policy Analysis, by Alan Philips. MRG Policy Paper, 2002 (.html)
http://www.minelres.lv/publicat/FCNM_MRGPolicyPaper2002.htm

What's Wrong with Minority Rights in Europe, by Mara Fernanda
Prez-Solla. EUMAP feature, 06 November 2002 
http://www.eumap.org/articles/content/91/916

EU Enlargement: A Union of Values or a Union of Interests? By Rachel
Guglielmo, EUMAP feature, 06 November 2002
http://www.eumap.org/articles/content/91/914


Relevant websites, institutions and NGOs 

EuroMinority - The European minorities' website
http://www.eurominority.org/

Carinthian Institute for Ethnic Minorities
http://www.cifem.at/

Minorities in Serbia and Montenegro (on CEDIME-SE database)
http://www.greekhelsinki.gr/bhr/english/special_issues/fry_minorities.html

Ukrainians in Latvia (in Russian)
http://home.open.lv/home/voll/ua.htm

Humanitarian Law Center, Yugoslavia
http://www.hlc.org.yu/indexeng.htm

Human Rights Information and Documentation Center in Georgia
http://www.hridc.org/

The Human Rights Center of Azerbaijan (new URL)
http://mitglied.lycos.de/hrca/

Cases against Latvia in the European Court of Human Rights (in Latvian,
Council of Europe Information Centre in Latvia home page)
http://www.coecidriga.lv/ect/ECT%20lemumi%20un%20spriedumi.htm

Representative of Latvian Government before International Human Rights
Organizations
http://www.mkparstavis.am.gov.lv/en/