Resources

A Response to the European Commission and High Commissioner for External Affairs and Security Policy’s Joint Review of the European Neighbourhood Policy

A response on behalf of the EaP Minorities Network to the joint Commission-High Representative review of the ENP

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Assessment document on the Implementation of the National Concept on Tolerance and Civic Integration and Action Plan for 2009-2014

The National Concept for Tolerance and Civic Integration is based on the Constitution of Georgia, as well as Georgia’s international responsibilities. In order to assure a broad public consensus, all interested parties were given the opportunity to participate in the process of developing the Tolerance and National Integration Strategy and Action Plan. The document was […]

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Language Policies and Law in Education in Post-Soviet Belarus

The dissolution of the Soviet Union brought to the fore claims of linguistic minorities which had been ignored far too long. In almost all of the former Soviet republics language became an impetus to national revival and an important instrument in consolidating the newly independent states. At times excessively accentuated and overly politicized, the language […]

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Georgia in Transition

The Introduction of the report gives brief summaries of the main concerns and reflections  of the EU Special Adviser on Constitutional and Legal Reform and Human Rights in Georgia. The body of the report goes deeper into seven key areas in relation to human rights: judiciary, penitentiary, law enforcement, minority rights, political participation, freedom of […]

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Institutions of Georgia for Governance on National Minorities: An Overview

This paper aims to discuss the institutional set-up around civil integration and minority protection issues in Georgia since the ‘Rose Revolution’, and the study reviews the state structures relevant for governance and legislative practices on civil integration and minority issues. It seeks to provide an overview of the institutional problems that beset civic integration by […]

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Belarus

This country report analyses the human rights violations in Belarus. It provides detailed information about such violations, classifying them by categories.

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Human Rights in Eastern Partnership Countries

This paper gives an account of the state of human rights and democratic institutions in the EaP countries and discusses the EU concepts and tools for human rights and democracy promotion in the region, including the proposals related to the May 2011 ENP Communication (ENPI Civil Society Facility, European Endowment for Democracy, etc.), as well […]

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Democracy and Minority Rights in Azerbaijan in light of the 2013 presidential elections

The fact-finding mission to Dagestan and Azerbaijan aimed at examining the situation of the Lezghin, and other ethnic and religious groups, in light of the Azeri Presidential elections of 2013. Political Representation, Socio-Economic Conditions and Culture and Language are the three key thematics the mission gathered data and testimonies. The mission key findings are the […]

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Implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy Statistical Annex

The progress report Statistical annex provide information about the EaP countries indicators regarding democracy, human rights and governance. The publication release an updated list of countries ratification of selected human rights conventions and global indicators as Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (2012-2013), Freedom House: Freedom in the World Index, Gender Inequality Index (2013), Global Gender […]

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Members

Public Movement Multinational Georgia

Public Movement “Multinational Georgia” (PMMG) – civil movement which has been created in year 1999 uniting citizens of Georgia representing different ethnic, religious, and linguistic groups residing in Georgia. PMMG – is umbrella organization which provides resource support and cooperates with the representatives of the more then 18 diaspora and 56 grass-root NGOs working in the field […]

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Minority Rights Group Europe

Minority Rights Group Europe lobbies governments and international organisations alongside, and on behalf of, minorities in South East Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus.  We publish authoritative reports widely valued by academics and journalists. Minority Rights Group Europe also works as regional office of MRG International.

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Civic Integration Foundation

The foundation supports the integration of ethnic minorities in the territory of Georgia. The aim is to strengthen their civic and political participation in public and political life of Georgia to ensure that all citizens of Georgia realize their  rights and obligations according to the international standards and the Georgian constitution.

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Association of the Ukrainian Youth in Moldova “Zlagoda”

“ZLAGODA” was registered on 14 February 2005 and is a non-governmental not for profit national youth association. It is working to contribute to the involvement of young people belonging to national minorities in the public life, decision making process, support of civic initiatives, democratization, human rights protection and the promotion of the full and effective […]

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No Borders Project / Social Action Centre

SAC/No Borders Project (Ukraine) provides legal assistance for refugees/asylum seekers & victims of hate crime & discrimination. It has strategic litigation experience at national/European level, & is a leading member of the Ukrainian national coalition on anti-discrimination.  As well as implementing Ukraine activities, SAC will provide competencies in working with non-traditional and visible minorities.

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Roma National Center / Centrul National al Romilor

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European Centre for Minority Issues Caucasus

ECMI has been operating a Caucasus office based in Tbilisi since 2003 where it works towards building stable and inclusive democracies throughout the region, particularly in Georgia. ECMI Caucasus works to improve the competencies of minority organizations and assists governments in building institutional capacities to develop and implement policies on national minority issues.

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News

“Win–win situation” Pilot Project implemented in Transnistria capacitates youth in gaining basic skills and working experience, facilitating cooperation among civil society and state institutions

Pilot Project “Win–win situation” was implemented by the society of the Bulgarian culture, community organization “Rodolubets” based in Transnitrian region, Republic of Moldova. The idea of the project is in line with the mission of the organization and its main objectives to consolidate and coordinate activities of the Bulgarian community from one side and local […]

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145 Roma activists took part in “Strengthening cooperation of Roma community and regional authorities” advocacy campaign in Poltava region

The campaign aimed to build bridges between Roma community and decision makers in order to promote Roma rights. The goal was achieved through meetings with local authorities where major problems of Roma people in the region were discussed. 240 Roma received brochures with major local state agencies contacts. Roma community started dialogue with specific departments of […]

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Tolerance for diversity – “Non discrimination, advocacy and national cultures development”

Kyiv based NGO “Tolerspace” works with young minorities community leaders, teenagers and kids of various backgrounds. The NGO annually conducts kids and teenagers camps, where they gather children of several ethnic and religious backgrounds to ruin stereotypes about each other and build bridges instead. The campaign conducted by Kyiv-based “Tolerspace” aimed to increase advocative capacities […]

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EaPMN at the OSCE ODIHR Human dimension implementation meeting

An implementing partner of the EaPMN in Armenia, Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation, represented by Armen Grigoryan, has been presented at the OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw, Poland. Mr Grigoryan made a statement regarding the situation of the national minorities in Armenia, and stressed the importance of the adoption of […]

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UPR Info Session an EaPMN advocacy work

Representatives of national, ethnic and religious minority communities from Georgia will be on an advocacy visit in Geneva on October 5-6, 2015. Four minority activists from Georgia will attend the UN UPR Info session in Geneva on 6th of October and meet with the country delegates and officials from the UN in Geneva.

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Public Information and Local Advocacy Campaigning in Georgia

As a part of the Eastern Partnership Minorities Network programme activities, there are Public Information campaigns on Eastern Partnership currently implemented in Georgian minority populated regions by ACICC, as well as ECMI is implementing Local Advocacy Campaigns which are lead by minority organizations in regions of Georgia. “UDI” has been sub-granted to advocate importance of […]

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EaPMN at the EaP CSF WG1 conference in Brussels

On June 8-9, 2015 EaP Civil Society Forum under the Working Group I on Democracy and Human Rights has held an advocacy conference in Brussels. EaPMN members, Artur Sakunts, Armenia and Nicolai Radita, Moldova have been participating during the meetings in Brussels. EaPMN will be presenting a short report on situation of minority rights and […]

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Brussels Advocacy Visit of Moldovan minority leaders

Yet another successful advocacy visit has been marked in the working calendar of the Association of Ukrainian Youth of Moldova “Zlagoda” in Brussels. Advocacy campaign “EU Pro-Active”, implemented by the mentioned organization in autumn of 2014 has considerably increased skills as well as the motivation of the leaders and resulted in the planning and implementation […]

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European funds for Roma health integration

On 16 March 2015 the representative of the International Roma Women Fund “Chiricli” and the National Focal Point in Ukraine of “ROMED” program, Zola Kondur participated in a Hearing “European funds for Roma health integration”. The participation of Ms. Zola Kondur in the hearing was possible due to support of MRG Europe. The event took […]

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National Advocacy Campaign in Moldova

Advocacy campaign “EU Pro-Active” was implemented by the Association of Ukrainian Youth in Moldova “Zlagoda”. The first stage of the campaign aimed at training of the 15 young leaders and has been held on 11-14 September 2014 in Chisinau. The training course aimed at the promotion of the European values and Eastern Partnership cooperation principles […]

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