Working Groups in FUEN

Under the umbrella of FUEN three working groups have been established: the Working Group of German Minorities (AGDM), the Working Group of Slavic Minorities and since 2014 the Working Group of Turkic Minorities. More than 20 German minorities, more than 20 Slavic minorities and 9 Turkic minorities are actively involved in FUEN.

Furthermore FUEN maintains the “AGDM-web portal”, an information platform for the German minorities in Europe.

The three Working Groups meet once a year at a seminar, which is organised each time by a different FUEN-member organisation.

AGDM-web portal

Slavic Minorities

Working Group of Turkic Minorities



Speakers of the Working Groups

Working Group of German Minorities: Bernard Gaida

Working Group of Slavic Minorities: Bernhard Ziesch

Working Group of Turkic Minorities: Halit Hapib Oglou

Key Topics

  • Political Participation
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Linguistic Diversity
  • Solidarity with the Roma
  • European Citizens' Initiative
  • European Network
  • Forum of the European Minorities / House of Minorities


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