ECMI calls for applications for the Summer School 2015 to take place on 9-15 August. The theme 2015: "Changing order and new insecurities in Europe and its neighbourhood: impact on national minorities". Deadline: 15 May 2015.
The ECMI met with Language Commissioner of Kosovo Slaviša Mladenović to discuss cooperation on language issues affecting minorities in the region, how efforts are measured to ensure that progress continues to be made for communities in Kosovo and the challenges he faces as a minority for the Office of the Language Commissioner of Kosovo (OLC).
During a panel discussion on bridging the gap between the Danish-German border region, the ECMI Chairman Jørgen Kühl noted how the Bonn-Copenhagen Declarations ought to be seen as a model for minority issues in Europe.
With the number of asylum seekers from Kosovo rising in recent months, the latest visit by representatives from the Ministry of Communities and Return (MCR) in Kosovo in Flensburg was an opportunity for the delegation to discuss how Germany has been affected by the latest influx of asylum seekers in the region, the ‘management’ of returnees and the respective legal frameworks in place.
The ECMI Library offers a highly specialized collection on inter-ethnic relations, minority issues and ethnic conflict in Europe. The Library’s collection is especially strong in the area of minority protection with regards to international law. Further information
The Minority Map and Timeline of Europe (MMTE) is an online interactive and hands-on research tool that provides an impartial perspective and evaluation of minorities, minority issues, and minority-majority relations within all states and regions of Europe. The MMTE is an ongoing flagship project of ECMI. Further information