Sunday, September 19, 2021
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On 24 March 2021 the Citizens’ Committee of the “Minority SafePack – One million signatures for diversity in Europe” European Citizens’ Initiative (MSPI) filed at the General Court of the European Union a request for the annulment of the European Commission’s decision on the initiative, which it made public in its Communication of 15 January 2015.

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Dear Vice-President Jurová,   I was delighted to note that the Minority Safepack initiative was supported by more than 1.1 million citizens from all over the EU. It is encouraging to see that so many people joined together in asking for a Europe that ensures the protection of national and linguistic minorities all across the […]

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Dear President Von der Leyen, Dear Vice-President Jourová   With this letter, we would like to convey the strong disappointment of the citizens’ Committee of the Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative with the Communication of the EU Commission outlining its political and legal conclusions on the initiative, which was delivered to us on 15 January. We read […]

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The Commission will not initiate legal acts for the protection of national and linguistic minorities under the Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative.

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Ecocivilisation as an innovative approach and relatively new concept in our society tells a story about general market failure that creates the need for decoupling between the growth in human well-being and the use of planetary resources, says Jurij Giacomelli, founder and managing Director of Giacomelli Media and founder of Circular Business Academy.   Ecocivilisation is […]

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The Council of Europe recently issued a statement that all states should publish Covid 19 information in the respective minority languages present within the territory. The OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities (HCNM) and the UN Special Rapporteur on Minorities also supported this statement. Nonetheless, in most EU Member States, information about Covid-19 has not […]

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Højskole

  There is still availability for young Europeans who wish to attend the academic programme at Jaruplund Højskole in spring of 2020. The programme focuses on national minority issues and offers the possibility to obtain University credits (ECTS).   Behind the programme are the following partners: The Danish Border Association (Grænseforeningen), the Centre for Border Region Studies […]

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  The future of the Western Balkans is in the EU, which will not be complete without the Western Balkans. It is in the security, political and economic interest of the EU to integrate the WB into its membership.   The global credibility of EU is at stake in the enlargement process. By failing to […]

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  European students with a national minority background are invited to visit the Danish-German border region and stay at a Danish Folk High School, Jaruplund Højskole, for 13 weeks, 29th March to 28th June 2020 – the year of the 100th anniversary of the Danish-German border. Source: Grænseforeningen The project Minority Changemaker Programme is an […]

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