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Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Ukraine must maintain the level of protection for the rights of national minorities in order to remain anchored to its European trackThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs is watching most attentively the decisions of the new authorities in Kiev, particularly those concerning the redefinition of the normative framework, given the abrogation or cancellation of certain laws passed in the previous period.
Given that on 23 February 2014 the Parliament of Ukraine abrogated the Law of Ukraine concerning the principles of state policy in the linguistic field, the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses profound concern over a possible deterioration of the protection system for the rights of persons belonging to national minorities.
Lideri ai românilor din jurul frontierelor și Balcani vor fi prezenți la conferința ,,Cetăţenia română, un drept al românilor de pretutindeni şi o datorie morală a României”, organizată la Palatul ParlamentuluiOrganizată de către Comisia românilor de pretutindeni din cadrul Senatului României, la inițiativa
Diferenta între programele-cadru pentru români si pentru bãiesi este cã elevii români învatã limba românã standard si creatiile literaturii române (din România si foarte putine creatii ale scriitorilor români din Ungaria), iar elevii bãiesi învatã numai sã vorbeascã bãieseste, sã scrie bãieseste (vorbe românesti scrise cu literele abecedarului unguresc
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Consultările co-preşedintelui Comisiei Mixte România – Serbia pentru protecţia minorităţilor naţionale, secretarul de stat Bogdan Aurescu, cu delegaţia Republicii Serbia, în prezenţa Înaltului Comisar pentru Minorităţi Naţionale OSCESecretarul de stat Bogdan Aurescu, în calitate de co-preşedinte al Comisiei Mixte România – R. Serbia pentru protecţia minorităţilor naţionale, a avut, în perioada 28 februarie – 1 martie 2013, la Haga, o a doua rundă de discuţii bilaterale cu partea sârbă pentru implementarea Protocolului Comisiei, semnat la 1 martie 2012, la Bruxelles, precum şi a măsurilor convenite cu ocazia primei runde de consultări informale de la Haga, din perioada 22-23 octombrie 2012, transmite Romanian Global News.WJC reports.
Also, this attitude comes after a continuous intolerant and extremist approach of the actual government of Hungary during 2012. According to HRW, the deteriorating state of human rights in Hungary illustrates the weak response of EU institutions to abuses within its borders. Throughout the year, the Hungarian government repeatedly flouted EU and Council of Europe recommendations in areas that included media freedom and the independence of the judiciary. It ignored a ruling by the EU Court of
L’associazione Romano-Cattolica Dumitru Mărtinaș di Bacău (Romania) esprime il suo profondo disaccordo in merito alla recente mostra fotogafica Csàngò, organizata a Bologna che rappresenta una forma di manipolazione dell’ opinione del pubblico.
L’associazione Romano-Cattolica “Dumitru Mărtinaş” di Bacău (Romania) è venuta a conoscenza dell’organizzazione nel periodo
CatalinCornea.ro: Trecerea în opoziție, benefică pentru Eugen Tomac. Deputatul propune oferirea cetăţeniei române pentru românii autohtoni din Serbia, Ucraina, Macedonia, Albania, Ungaria, Bulgaria, Croaţia, GreciaDeputatul PDL, Eugen Tomac, fost șef al Departamentului pentru Românii de Pretutindeni a propus recent modificarea legii cetățeniei prin oferirea posibilității dobândirii cetăţeniei române pentru românii autohtoni din Serbia, Ucraina, Macedonia, Albania, Ungaria, Bulgaria, Croaţia, Grecia: „legea cetăţeniei române, în forma actuală, prevede posibilitatea obţinerii cetăţeniei române prin dobândire şi, respectiv, redobândire pentru cei care şi-au pierdut acest drept din motive mai presus de voinţa lor. Legea nu se referă, însă, la etnicii români din afara graniţelor care nu au avut niciodată cetăţenia română, însă îşi manifestă intenţia de a deveni cetăţeni români
Romanian YouthVoice.ro: The Serbian authorities continue to misinform European officials regarding the rights of Romanians (Vlachs) in TimocAt a meeting with OSCE High Commissioner for minorities Knut Vollebaek, the Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić claimed that in Serbia ”the position of minorities is regulated in the way that had been harmonized with the highest European and world standards”, Romanian Youth Voice reports.
This declaration of the Serbian president comes after one week before, the local authorities in Negotin (Serbia) ordered the priest Bojan Alexandrovic to demolish the Romanian monastic settlement fence and bell from Malainica.TheLocal.fr. They are also planning a visit to Bulgaria on the same
Bulgarian far-right party asks for an annulation of Bulgaria’s apologises to its Turks for ethnic assimilation "Revival Process"Bulgarian Members of the Parliament rejected recently a proposal to annul the January 2012 official declaration, condemning the Communist's regime attempt to forcefully assimilate Bulgarian
OSCE High Commissioner continues dialogue with Romania on national minorities in neighbouring statesThe OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Knut Vollebaek visited Romania
ROMANIA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Press release: Protocol on National Minorities signed with SerbiaOn 1 March 2012 in Brussels, the Permanent Representatives of Romania and of Serbia
Romanian YouthVoice.ro: Two leaders of Romanian/Vlach community from Timoc were aggressed by the Serbian customs officers while returning to SerbiaAlthough the protocol for respecting the Romanian minority rights in Timoc has been signed just yesterday by Serbia and Romania (before Serbia got the green light for the EU) , the police and customs officers at the border of Serbia with Romania are continuing the intimidation strategy, Romanian Youth Voice reports citing Agerpres News Agency.
During the night 1st to 2nd March, while passing the border in Serbia after a visit in Romania to the Romanian Senate and Romanian Patriarchy, the priest Boian Alecsandrovic and the president of “Ariadnae Filum” Association, Zavisa Jurj, two representatives of Romanian Vlach community in Timoc, Serbia, were aggressed by the Serbian police and customs officers, accused that they support Romania
Leonard Orban: In our interpretation, there are serious problems related to national minorities rights in SerbiaRomania believes that, in Serbia, there are serious issues as regards the observance of the national minorities rights, in conditions in which this keeps to the political criterion for the start of accession negotiations to the European Union, said on Wednesday Minister of European Affairs and ExEuropean Commissioner for Multilingualism Leonard Orban.
"Our interpretation is very clear: namely that serious problems exist as concerns the observance of national minorities rights in Serbia," said Orban, answering a journalist's question.
Tolerance.ro: Romania determined to block Serbia's candidate bid to the EU because of the invention of “Vlach” languageRomania is determined to block a positive decision on the status bid of Serbia regarding its candidacy to the European Union due to the lack of minority rights for the Romanians in Timoc region, according to Danas, a Belgrade based daily newspaper, Tolerance.ro reports
The reference to the Vlach (Romanian) minority in Eastern Serbia on the Resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, adopted on 25 January 2012On 25 January 2012, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted Resolution 12813 on The Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Serbia, proposed by PACE Monitoring Committee rapporteurs Davit Harutyunyan and Indrek Saar.
Here you have the text regarding the Vlach (Romanian) Minority in Eastern Serbia:
6.7. The National Council of the Vlach Minority
163. In December 2010, our attention was drawn to difficulties encountered during the election of the National Council of the Vlach national minority. We therefore met representatives of three Vlach groups
Rosen Ivanov about the application for “Bulgarian citizenship” and the “Certificate of Bulgarian Origin” for the ethnic Bulgarians from the Republic of MoldovaThe Chairperson of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad Rosen Ivanov speaks
NGOs and authorities worried about the "National Protest against the Rroma-zation (Gypsy-zation) of Bulgaria"Bulgarian NGOs have expressed their concerns over mass anti-Roma protests in the country
Hungarian Government urged to stop the Etno business fenomenon that lead to the ethnic assimilation of the Romanians in HungaryThis month, a delegation of the Comission of Foreign Affairs of the Senate of Romania, lead by its president Titus Corlatean, visited the Hungarian counterparts in Budapest, according toTimocPress/March 18th, 2011./ - The Week Against Racism on March 14th to 21st in Negotin have started talks and preparations for marking of the International Day for the Elimination of
Gypsy or Rroma minority in Europe want to change their name again and they want to call themselves as “INDIROMA” minorityThe Rroma minority that lives in many European countries are called like Cigano, Gitan, Gitanos, Gypsies, Zingaro, Zigeuner, Tsigan, Cigan, Ţigan or Rroma with one or two “r”.
Romanian Senate rejects ‘Roma’ word change and the return to ‘Gypsy’ in official documents for Gypsy minorityAlthough the Senate committees approved replacing the term ‘Roma’ with ‘Gipsy’, the senators
europarl.europa.eu: Proud to be Roma: Roma-Hungarian MEP Lívia Járóka on the need for a European strategyDue to the fact that as many as 12 million European Roma continue to face segregation and intergenerational poverty throughout the EU, the Union is searching for European-wide solutions. With a European Roma Strategy being a priority for the Hungarian EU Presidency, we talked to Lívia Járóka (EPP), the only Roma member of European Parliament. The 36-year old Hungarian MEP has prepared a report on the strategy that would allow Europe to use the untapped potential of the Roma people.
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