MINELRES: Articles in Eurolang
Fri Jul 16 19:09:19 2004
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We include a brief summary of the articles published in Eurolang.
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IRISH GOVERNMENT TO WORK FOR FULL EU OFFICIAL STATUS FOR IRISH
Brussel / Bruxelles 7/15/2004 by Davyth Hicks
?amon ? Cu?v TD, Irish Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht
Affairs announced yesterday, after a Cabinet meeting, that the
Government are to initiate a process of discussions with the other EU
Member States and the EU Commission with a view to seeking official and
working language status for the Irish language in the EU under EEC
DIWAN BRETON-MEDIUM SCHOOL TO OPEN IN PARIZ (PARIS)
Davyth Hicks in Brussel/ Bruxelles 7/15/2004
Despite cutbacks, staff shortages and a hostile French government, the
Diwan Breton medium school organisation has proven its resilience yet
again, this time by opening a new school in Paris.
DANISH ROMA STRUGGLING FOR RECOGNITION
Copenhagen 7/15/2004 by Brigitte Alfter
Roma in Denmark are struggling for recognition as a national minority.
So far Danish authorities have been reluctant to grant such recognition,
the arguments from the ministry being that the Roma living in Denmark
either are assimilated, or descend from, immigrants and refugees.
FRENCH: A LESSER-USED LANGUAGE?
Brussel / Bruxelles 7/15/2004 by Jim Fife and Davyth Hicks
France, a state that has yet to ratify the European Charter for Regional
and Minority Languages (ECRML) and the Framework Convention for the
Protection of National Minorities (FCNM), is now apparently feeling the
effects of having French relegated to the status of a lesser-used
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