New on MINELRES website


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Subject: New on MINELRES website

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New on MINELRES website


Dear MINELRES list members, 

For several months we haven't informed you about the new materials and
links on the MINELRES website. Please, find enclosed the list of some
recent additions to the site. We'll try to update you on new materials
more regularly in future.

Boris  
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Council of Europe Directorate General of Human Rights: This website
provides general information about the work of the Directorate General
of Human Rights on the protection of national minorities 
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/index.htm

Framework Convention: Chart of signatures and ratifications
http://conventions.coe.int/treaty/EN/searchsig.asp?NT=157&CM=&DF=
 
Framework Convention: Declarations and reservations
http://conventions.coe.int/treaty/EN/DeclareList.asp?NT=157&CM=&DF=

State reports on implementation of the Framework Convention for the
Protection of National Minorities: 

Slovenia
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/StateReports/2000/slovenia/slovenia.html

Austria
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/minorities/Eng/FrameworkConvention/StateReports/2000/austria/austria.html



New MINELRES country pages: 

Hungary
http://www.riga.lv/minelres/count/hungary.htm

Ukraine: 
http://www.riga.lv/minelres/count/ukraine.htm


Databases, resources: 

Internet presentation "Minorities in Europe" - a part of the project
"Cultures, Languages, Minorities: The Danish-German Border Region – An
Example of Conflict Resolution"
http://www.minority2000.net/

in particular, files on:

Russians in Estonia
http://www.minority2000.net/Gr-15/f13gb.htm

Russians in Finland 
http://www.minority2000.net/Gr-75/t51gb.htm

Hungarians in Romania 
http://www.minority2000.net/Gr-75/t84gb.htm

Hungarians in Ukraine
http://www.minority2000.net/Gr-75/t87gb.htm

Roma in Finland
http://www.minority2000.net/Gr-75/t50gb.htm

Roma in Sweden
http://www.minority2000.net/Gr-75/t66gb.htm
 
Roma in Austria
http://www.minority2000.net/Gr-75/t45gb.htm

Roma in Kosovo
http://www.minority2000.net/Gr-15/f16gb.htm


MERCATOR Linguistic Law and Legislation 
has as a main goal to make up a data base holding the whole legal
and/or normative documents that build up the European linguistic
frame, specially from the European Union institutions and languages. 
http://www.troc.es/ciemen/mercator/index-gb.htm

European minority (or minoritized) languages
http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/saoghal/mion-chanain/Failte_en.html

Eurolang - an information service which aims to cover issues related
to language diversity within the EU
http://www.eurolang.net/

Editorial Site for the Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities
http://www.fitzroydearborn.com/chicago/minorities/default.asp

TATAR.NET - Crimean Tatar Internet Resources
http://www.tatar.net/

Roma in the Czech Republic
http://www.romove.cz/roma/index.html

Nation Planet - a link site on nationalism
http://web.inter.nl.net/users/Paul.Treanor/plana.html

Global IDP Database, Global IDP Project of the Norwegian Refugee
Council  
http://www.db.idpproject.org/Sites/idpSurvey.nsf/WebCountryMenu?OpenForm



Organisations:

European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia
http://www.eumc.at/

South-Tyrolean Institute of Ethnic Groups
http://www.svi-bz.org/

Minority Groups Research Centre, Greece
http://www.incahellas.com/kemo/

Centre for New Ethnicities Research, University of East London
http://www.uel.ac.uk/cner/index.htm

Ethnocultural Diversity Resource Center, Romania
http://www.edrc.ro/

Resource Center for National Minorities, Baku, Azerbaijan 
http://5c.azeri.com/rcnm/

Society for Humanitarian Researches, Baku, Azerbaijan 
http://members.nbci.com/centerhr97/index.htm

ISAR: Azerbaijan NGO Support Center
http://www.isar-az.org/indexe.htm
(contains NGO directory: 
http://www.isar-az.org/directory_index.htm )

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
http://www.rwi.lu.se/

INTERRIGHTS - International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human
Rights
http://www.interights.org/
(pay attention to its international human rights law reports database
at http://www.interights.org/search.asp ) 

Citizens' Watch, St Petersburg (Russian HR NGO)
http://wwwwin.wplus.net/pp/citwatch/

Albanian Committee for Human Rights
http://www.achr.org/

Belgrade Centre for Human Rights
http://www.bgcentar.org.yu/

Franciscans and Dominicans for Human Rights
http://www.fiop.org/

Swiss Refugee Council (in German and French)
http://www.sfh-osar.ch/d/index.cfm
Resources: 

The Caucasian Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development (CIPDD)
http://www.armazi.demon.co.uk/cipdd.html

Independent Society "Human Rights in Georgia"
http://www.ishrg.org/

Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Poland
http://www.hfhrpol.waw.pl/En/index.html

Foundation for Education for Democracy, Poland
http://human-rights.net/fed/

Lithuanian NGO database
http://www.nisc.lt/

Information Centre of Finno-Ugric Peoples 
http://www.suri.ee/

Kurdish Human Rights Project
http://www.khrp.org/

Uyghur Human Rights Coalition Homepage
http://www.uyghurs.org/

Aromanians in the Balkans
http://www.aromanian.net/

ELTE-UNESCO Minority Studies Masters Degree Program 
http://www.elte.hu/elte/sociology/dofsops/ems/ems.html

MANY COLOURS - Educational Strategies for Teaching Migrants Host
Language and Culture Integration
a partnership between educational institutions from Verona (Italy),
Leeds/Halifax (England) and Karmůy (Norway)
http://www.karmoyped.no/manycolours/

Institute for Intercultural and International Studies, University of
Bremen
http://www-user.uni-bremen.de/~iniis/index_e.htm 

Specialist Group on Ethnic Politics, the Political Studies Association
of the United Kingdom
http://www.bath.ac.uk/~mlssaw/ethnic_politics/home.html

Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, University
of Pennsylvania
http://www.psych.upenn.edu/sacsec/


Interesting governmental links

Hungary: 

Parliamentary Commissioner for the National and Ethnic Minorities
Rights
http://www.obh.hu/nekh/en/index.htm

Governmental Office for National and Ethnic Minorities
http://www.meh.hu/nekh/

Latvia: 

Department of Affairs of National Minorities
http://www.np.gov.lv/en/fjas/mazakumtaut.htm

Naturalization Board 
http://www.np.gov.lv/en/index.htm

Citizenship and Migration Board 
http://www.pid.gov.lv/eindex.html

Estonia:

Minister on Ethnic Affairs Katrin Saks 
http://www.riik.ee/saks/main/

Citizenship and Migration Board
http://www.mig.ee/eng_index.html

Romania: 

Ministry of Education, Dept of National Minorities
http://www.edu.ro/mino.htm

The People's Advocate Institution (the Romanian Ombudsman)
http://www.avp.ro/

Slovenia:

Government's Office for Religious Communities
http://www.sigov.si/uvs/ang/aindex.htm


Reports: 

Human Rights Watch World Report 2001
http://www.hrw.org/wr2k1/

just to remind: Human Rights Watch World Report 2000
http://www.hrw.org/wr2k/

Amnesty International Annual Report 2000 (Regional Index Europe)
http://www.web.amnesty.org/web/ar2000web.nsf/europe



Electronic journals and lists: 

Central Europe Review 
http://www.ce-review.org/

AB IMPERIO - Theory and History of Nationalities and Nationalism in
the Post-Soviet Realm
http://aimag.knet.ru/

RUS-NAT - a trilingual (French-English-Russian) cross-disciplinary
list devoted to the discussion of all aspects of Russian nationalism,
the Russian national consciousness and similar topics
http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/rus-nat/

National-liberation list: Issues on occupied, non-self-governing,
oppressed and unrecognized nations, national liberation movements,
unrecognized governments and administrations, promotion of relations
and co-operation among them
http://www.egroups.com/community/national-liberation


Interesting publications: 

Proposals of the ECMI Seminar "Towards Effective Participation of
Minorities". Flensburg, Germany, 2 May 1999
http://www.ecmi.de/activities/tep_proposals.htm

Ethnic Minorities and Long-Term Implications of EU Enlargement, by
Andre Liebich
http://www.iue.it/RSC/WP-Texts/98_49t.html

Minority Rights and EU Enlargement to the East. Report of the First
Meeting of the Reflection Group on the Long-Term Implications of EU
Enlargement: the Nature of the New Border. Chairman: Giuliano AMATO
Rapporteur: Judy BATT 
http://www.iue.it/RSC/Amato98-PP.htm

A Rough Orientation Through a Delicate Relationship: The European
Union's Endeavours for (its) Minorities, by Gabriel Toggenburg
http://eiop.or.at/eiop/texte/2000-016.htm

All Ethnic Problems Solved <in Bulgaria>? By Matilda
Nahabedian, Central European Review, Vol 2, No 41, 27 November 2000
http://www.ce-review.org/00/41/nahabedian41.html

Minority Self-Government in Hungary: Legislation and Practice, by
Niamh Walsh. ECMI Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in
Europe, 2000
http://www.ecmi.de/publications/jemie/data/minority_self-government_hungary.html

Poland: A Complicated Coexistence. Polish-Jewish relations through the
centuries. By Joanna Rohozinska. Central Europe Review, Vol.2, No 43,
2000 
http://www.ce-review.org/00/4/rohozinska4.html

Jewish Life in Hungary, Part One. By Gusztav Kosztolanyi. Central
Europe Review, Vol.2, No 43, 2000 
http://www.ce-review.org/00/4/csardas4.html

The Deportation and Fate of the Crimean Tatars, by J. Otto Pohl. Paper
presented at the 5th Annual World Convention of the ASN, 13-15 April
2000, New York
http://www.iccrimea.org/jopohl.html


Other useful sites:

European Governments on the WWW
http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/europa.html

Political Resources on the Net (Listings of political sites available
on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties,
Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world)
http://www.politicalresources.net/

Union of International Associations
http://www.uia.org/index-new.htm

NGONet: information to, for and about NGOs active in Central and
Eastern Europe
http://www.ngonet.org/


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