Council of National Minorities of The Republic of Srpska met with the members of the Advisory Committee of the Council of Europe

04.07.2017 - 20:00

The President of the Council of National Minorities of the Republic of Srpska, Vesna Temelkoska-Vuković, and members of the Council held a meeting in the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska with the delegation of the Advisory Committee of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities of the Council of Europe.

The representatives of the Council of Europe were primarily interested in the problems and challenges each minority in the Republic of Srpska encountered, especially in the field of education, financing of activities and projects of national minorities, representation in the media, relations with the constituent peoples and others.

The meeting was also about the institutional and legislative framework for the activities of national minorities, concentration and organization, the issue of discrimination and the legal protection of members of national minorities.

After the completion of the visit to the relevant institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Srpska and the Federation of BiH on the local level, as well as non-governmental organizations dealing with national minority issues, the Advisory Committee delegation will form an opinion and recommendations that will be submitted to the authorities in BiH.