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 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"
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"