Crimean Tatars become target of ethnic hatred while tension is rising in Ukraine

Minority Rights Group Europe (MRG) is gravely concerned about the serious threat to minorities and indigenous peoples in Crimea, in particular to the Crimean Tatars, ignited by the presence of Russian troops and the proposed referendum on the secession of Crimea. The human rights organization calls for the Parliament in Crimea, the Russian Federation and […]

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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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Minority rights and internally displaced persons. IDPs face multiple discrimination – instruments and strategies for protection are needed

The Best Practice Seminar was held in Kiev, Ukraine on March 23 in the framework of the “Eastern Partnership Minorities Network” (EaPMN). The seminar was hosted by the EaPMN implementing partner in Ukraine – Social Action Centre/No Borders Project, within the framework of the Civil Society Forum’s Working Group /Minorities and anti-discrimination subgroup. A total […]

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Best Practice Seminar on Minority Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation

3d annual Best Practice Seminar on Minority Rights, Conflict and Reconciliation was organised by the EaPMN in Tbilisi on 17th of November, 2014 and attended by members from all 6 countries. Ongoing and unresolved conflicts have had great impact on national, ethnic and religious minorities and indigenous communities within these territories, leaving them highly vulnerable to humans […]

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