Support from Friesland: de Vries founding member of the Citizens’ Initiative
Minister Jannewietske de Vries of the Province of Friesland in the Netherlands has joined our European Citizens’ Initiative as one of the founding members.
Minister from the North supports the European Citizens’ Initiative
The president of the Democratic Alliance of the Hungarians in Romania, Hunor Kelemen, and the president of FUEN, Hans Heinrich Hansen came to Kiel, the capital of Schleswig-Holstein for a working visit with the Minister for Justice, Culture and European Affairs, Anke Spoorendonk.
Prime Minister as new founding member of the European citizens’ initiative
The European citizens’ initiative for the minorities in Europe has a new founding member. Seven citizens of the European Union, from seven different Member States have to submit the citizens’ initiative to the European Commission.
The minorities in Austria will participate in the European citizens’ initiative
The European citizens’ initiative of the minorities in Europe receives wider and wider support. At a meeting with representatives of the ethnic groups in Austria, cooperation was intensified. The meeting was attended by FUEN-President Hans Heinrich Hansen, the Vice-President of the Hungarians in Romania László Borbély and the Director of the Ethnic Group Centre Hubert Mikel (see photo).
Historical compromise between Serbia and Kosovo: trust cannot be ordered by treaty
With pleasure and sympathy, FUEN-President Hans Heinrich Hansen and the Vice-President of the Hungarians in Romania (RMDSZ), László Borbély, received the news that the negotiators from Serbia and Kosovo had come to an agreement after tough negotiations and brokered by EU High Representative Lady Ashton
Diplomat as founding member of the European citizens’ initiative of the minorities
Good news for the citizens’ initiative of the minorities in Europe, which wants to collect one million signatures for diversity in Europe: Valentin Inzko has declared that he wants to join and work for it as one of the founding members. Valentin Inzko is an Austrian diplomat and a Carinthian Slovene.
The Bretons also support Minority Citizens Initiative
Breton Cultural Institute stated at their general assembly the support for our Initiative. Loránt Vincze presented our ideas in Ploemeur, Brittany.
FUEN CONGRESS 2013
BRIXEN, SOUTH TYROL / ITALY 19 - 23 JUNE 2013
Statement of the FUEN-President on the upcoming referendum in Alsace
On 7 April there will be a referendum in Alsace – allowing for the transfer of more competences to the region. We support all endeavours in that direction and wish the Alsatians and especially the people who are active in the “Unsere Land”-party all the best in the upcoming referendum.
Minister will act as ambassador for the citizens’ initiative
Anke Spoorendonk, the Justice, Culture and Europe Minister in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, will support the European citizens’ initiative for the minorities in Europe as an ambassador and founding member.