protection of persons belonging to national minorities in Finland
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Published by Advisory Board for International Human Rights Affairs in [Helsinki?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Finland.

Subjects:

  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Finland.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 32).

StatementKristian Myntti.
SeriesPublications of the Advisory Board for International Human Rights Affairs,, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKJT2467.M56 M96 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1345074M
ISBN 109514762924
LC Control Number92231949

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  This has begun to put pressure on persons belonging to both traditional and “new” minorities as well as Swedish-speaking Finns. These are among the findings in the Council of Europe report on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in Finland. The Advisory Committee urges the authorities to.   41 See e.g. Art. 2 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Persons belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities, or Art. 15 of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. See Gudmundur Alfredsson, "Disadvantages of Bilateral Agreements", in Arie Bloed and Pieter van Dijk (eds.), Protection of Cited by: 2. for the Protection of National Minorities (4th cycle) “Article 5 1. The Parties undertake to promote the conditions necessary for persons belonging to national minorities to maintain and develop their culture, and to preserve the essential elements of their identity, namely their religion, language, traditions and cultural heritage. 2.   on the Rights of Persons Belonging to Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities, the Special Rapporteur on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, Francesco Capotorti defined, with the application of Article 27 of ICCPR in mind, a minority group as - a group numerically inferior to the rest of the population of a State, in Email your librarian or administrator to recommend.

  Finland was also starting to recognize its traditional minorities and consider diversity as an asset. The country had become a destination of larger-scale immigration in the early s, and the Finnish integration policy, using Sweden and The Netherlands as sources of inspiration, guaranteed immigrants’ right to own language and culture. Persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities (hereinafter referred to as persons belonging to minorities) have the right to enjoy their own culture, to profess and practise their own religion, and to use their own language, in private and in public, freely and without interference or any form of discrimination. Persons belonging to national minorities whose minority rights are respected, who participate effectively in the political and economic life of the state, and who see that they can achieve their goals through the institutions of the state, are more likely to give their loyalty to the state and to accept their responsibilities to it. History shows a pattern of oppression, forced assimilation, and even destruction of minority groups. Although legal and quasi-legal instruments were adopted after both the First and Second World Wars, it was not until after the fall of the Berlin Wall that the protection of persons belonging to national minorities became a dominant issue in the international legal and political arenas.

1. Persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities (hereinafter referred to as persons belonging to minorities) have the right to enjoy their own culture, to profess and practise their own religion, and to use their own language, in private and in public, freely and without interference or any form of discrimination. 2. This chapter comments on Article 6 of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM). Article 6 consists of two sections. Article 6(1) requires states Parties to encourage a spirit of tolerance and intercultural dialogue and to promote mutual respect, understanding, and co-operation among all persons living on their territory, irrespective of those persons' ethnic. for the Protection of National Minorities (ACFC) continued to help states parties to guarantee the effective equality of persons belonging to national minorities through the implementation of their human rights, as enshrined in the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (ETS No. , here - after Framework Convention). The National Minorities of Europe by Size Table 6 linguistic minorities Lithuania Macedonians members of national minorities in Europe minority lan minority languages minority protection Minority Rights Moldova mother tongue Multiethnic national minorities native language official one's homeland organizations Parties undertake persons.