FCNM Advisory Committee 4th opinion on Estonia (excerpts on culture), 2015

I. KEY FINDINGS [..] Assessment of measures taken to implement the third cycle recommendations for immediate action [..] 9. Finally, some steps were taken to consult persons belonging to national minorities in the run-up to the adoption of the Strategy “Integrating Estonia 2020”. More generally, no measures have been taken to expand consultative mechanisms for … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 4th opinion on Estonia (excerpts on culture), 2015"

Information on public financial support for projects on minorities (excerpts), 2010

INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY ESTONIA 1. Please give the following information for each national minority: description/name and size of the national minority; number of minority associations receiving subsidies per year (including umbrella associations). The biggest ethnic minorities are Russians (25.7% – about 350000 ), Ukrainians (2.1% – about 29000 ), Belarusians (1.2% – about 17000) and … Continue reading "Information on public financial support for projects on minorities (excerpts), 2010"

Rapporteur on racism, visit report (excerpts on integration and culture), 2008

Summary [..] The Special Rapporteur notes that Estonia, as the other Baltic countries, is at a turning point in its history. The legacy of Soviet domination and occupation left scars that have yet to be healed, profoundly affecting the dynamics of inter-community relations. The main challenge that Estonia currently faces is to build a democratic, … Continue reading "Rapporteur on racism, visit report (excerpts on integration and culture), 2008"