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Minority Languages In Focus: "Accommodating minority languages in the public space: the case of topographical signs"

Author Tamari Bulia and Oana Buta
Pages 35
Source European Centre for Minority Issues
Release Date 03-11-2015

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This publication explores different approaches followed in 10 European regions. Each case is presented in a factsheet detailing numerical and demographic facts about the region, relevant legislation and policy adopted at the local, national and international levels. They also provide very short discussions on the local situation as well as Internet links to further information about the case. There is no ‘best case’ example, and the cases surveyed are not rated according to any measure. They are meant to be useful in seeking broader knowledge about approaches to implementing linguistic rights of national minorities.

The European Centre for Minority Issues has developed this publication to assist local and regional authorities in adjusting their policies and programming to international standards on minority rights. We hope that this information will be useful for the implementation and improvement of national minority rights. Inquiries and suggestions are welcome at



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