MINELRES: CoE FCNM: Publication of the Second Opinion of the Advisory Committee on Estonia
Sat Aug 6 10:57:22 2005
Original sender: Markes-Goerlach Nicola <Nicola.MARKES-GOERLACH@coe.int>
Latest news from the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection
of National Minorities concerning ESTONIA
PUBLICATION OF THE SECOND OPINION OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ESTONIA
STRASBOURG 22.07.2005 – The opinion of the Advisory Committee of the Council of
Europe's Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities on
measures taken in this field by Estonia has been made public at the country's
initiative. The comments are also available.
The Advisory Committee of 18 independent experts drew up the opinion on the
basis of the state report and other materials and after conducting a visit to
Estonia. The opinion will soon be examined by the Council of Europe's Committee
of Ministers, which will then adopt its conclusions and possible
The opinions of the Advisory Committee are made public upon the adoption of the
Committee of Ministers' conclusions and recommendations, unless the country
concerned agrees to make the opinion public at an earlier stage.
Council of Europe
Directorate General of Human Rights
Secretariat of the Framework Convention
for the Protection of National Minorities
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