The main purpose of this original power point presentation was to share key points on recent work on monitoring and reporting, an impact review and effective participation that were relevant to the ETF and the Western Balkans.
Archive for the ‘Participation’ Category
The focus on this presentation is on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and in specific on its content and monitoring mechanisms. As Social inclusion was a key issue of the meeting and the Advisory Committee was developing a Commentary on its Article 15 that relates to participation in social and economic life, this was a focus of this presentation. (more…)
THIS ARTICLE SHOWS THAT THERE ARE A WIDE SET OF STANDARDS IN PLACE TO PROMOTE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PARTICIPATION OF MINORITIES. IT IDENTIFIES THE MANY GAPS THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED INCLUDING THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF STATES CONCERNING THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OF MINORITY COMMUNITIES, IDENTIFYING THE ROMA AS ONE OF A SET OF MINORITY COMMUNITIES FACING THIS ISSUE. (more…)