02 février 2020

The legislative proposals of the Minority SafePack Initiative will be presented to the European Commission on 5th of February

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"With 1,128,385 statements of support, authenticated by the competent national authorities of the 28 Member States of the European Union, the Minority SafePack is the fifth successful European Citizens’ Initiative. The Minority SafePack Initiative aims to promote the rights of national and linguistic minorities and ensure their protection at EU level and calls on the EU to use the tools at its disposal in this regard. More...

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Promoting the Minority SafePack in the Republic of Estonia

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The aim of the visit was to present the  Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative to key policy-makers on linguistic, cultural and minority affairs in the government and Riigikogu (the Estonian Parliament). „The EU’s minority languages and cultures contribute to the linguistic and cultural diversity, they represent an important part of our common cultural heritage. We have the responsibility to protect them, not by statements, but by action and funding. That is the reason behind the Minority SafePack Initiative and we would be grateful to have Estonia’s support for it” - stated during the visits FUEN President Loránt Vincze. More...

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Denmark: ensures protection of German minority but needs to address rising intolerance

Denmark has consistently supported members of the German national minority in South Jutland, the country’s only recognised national minority. However, the authorities should take further local measures to promote intercultural understanding and dialogue with the German minority, including displaying bilingual signs at the entrance of the South Jutland municipalities. More...

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28 janvier 2020

Mentoring Underrepresented Minority Students

HomeSo … I’m white, writes Amanda Cornwall. Can I be effective as a mentor to students from underrepresented groups. More...

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21 janvier 2020

FUEN delegation presented the MSPI to the Breton community in France

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"On January 10-11 2020 a FUEN delegation visited the Breton community in France. Together with a big assembly of defenders of the Breton language and culture, Vice Presidents Gosta Toft and Bahne Bahnsen, accompanied by Bérengère Vogel, project coordinator, took part in a meeting at Ti Ar Vro (Breton Cultural Centre) in Vannes, where Mr. Bahnsen presented the FUEN and Mr. Toft talked about the Minority SafePack Initiative, for which the 1 128 385 statements of support were submitted to the European Commission on Friday. Attila Dabis, the representative of the Szekler National Council presented their own European Citizens’ Initiative for the equality of regions and the sustainability of regional cultures. More...

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20 janvier 2020

FUEN welcomed Moldavian minority youth representatives in Flensburg

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"On Tuesday December 10th 2019 FUEN welcomed a delegation of young minority leaders from Moldova in Flensburg. The study visit is part of the project “Empowering Future Minority Leaders” which takes place in Moldova and Germany and is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office. More...

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FUEN President took part in the Day of German Self-governments in Hungary

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The Self-government of the German Minority of Hungary (Landesselbstverwaltung der Ungrandeutschen – LdU) has been member of the FUEN for 25 years, and it is a reliable partner and a strong voice of the German minority in Europe – said the President of FUEN, MEP Loránt Vincze on Saturday, 11 January 2020 at the Day of German Self-governments in Pécs, Hungary. More...

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The programs of the 100 year anniversary of Danish-German border-region are underway

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"FUEN member organisations Bund Deutscher Nordschleswiger, Sydslesvigsk Forening and the Grænseforeningen celebrate a very special anniversary this year: 100 years since the reunion of North Schleswig and Denmark. The special occasion is marked by more than 1000 events happening in Denmark and Germany during the year, many of which will focus on the German minority in Denmark and the Danish minority in Germany. More...

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The signatures for the Minority SafePack Initiative have been registered online at the European Commission

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The statements of support for the Minority SafePack Initiative were registered on the European Commission's online system at noon on Friday, 10 January 2020. The FUEN-coordinated campaign  began in April 2017, and 1,288,385 of the signatures collected during the one-year period have been validated by the authorities of 28 EU Member States. More...

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FUEN on a mission to empower national minorities in Ukraine and in countries of Eastern Partnership and Russia

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Building trust between majorities and minorities, enhancing cooperation among the minorities of countries of Eastern Partnership, and providing a platform for exchange of information with representatives of authorities responsible for minority affairs was the focus of the FUEN event Dialogue for a Stable Future, held between 27-29 November 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine. More...

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