News related to Savoy

Feb 02, 2017

Savoy: Raclette Cheese Gets EU Quality Logo

  The following article was published by The Local:   Pretenders to the (cheese) throne should fear Friday’s news that the Savoy raclette is now officially enshrined on the EU register of protected geographical indicators (PGI’s). This means that the next time you order a “raclette de Savoie”, it must actually be produced in the Savoie department of eastern France. Raclette...

Feb 02, 2017

Savoy: Raclette Cheese Gets EU Quality Logo

  Photo courtesy of Alex Toulemonde / Flickr.   Raclette from Savoy has been registered with the European Union under the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI), confirming the cheese’s...

Read more »

Nov 24, 2016

Brittany and Savoy: French Minority Groups Claim...

Below find an article published by Le Monde: L’Association des nations de l’Hexagone réclame la reconnaissance par la France du statut de minorité nationale. Elle sera entendue...

Read more »

Oct 14, 2016

Savoy and Brittany: Proposed Bill to Promote Regional...

  Below is the proposed bill as published by the Assemblée Nationale: ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE CONSTITUTION DU 4 OCTOBRE 1958 QUATORZIÈME LÉGISLATURE Enregistré...

Read more »

May 11, 2015

ANH Offers Platform for Union Agreement between...

ANH was founded in order to promote cultural and economic links between the regions, and the overall multicultural richness, of France. Among its objectives are the following: promoting the recognition...

Read more »

Apr 07, 2015

Civil Disobedience Icon Fabrice Dugerdil is R...

UNPO is relieved to hear that Mr Dugerdil’s incarceration has finally come to an end, after more than two months of imprisonment. As happens for all prisoners, Mr Dugerdil’s sentence was reduced...

Read more »

Mar 10, 2015

Civil Disobedience Icon Fabrice Dugerdil Ceases...

UNPO congratulates Mr Fabrice Dugerdil for the courage and determination he showed during his hunger strike. Through this non-violent struggle, he put his own well-being at risk for the Savosian cause. UNPO...

Read more »

Mar 06, 2015

UNPO Supports Savosian Activist Fabrice Dugerdil...

Mr Fabrice Dugerdil is still detained at the Bonneville Prison. He was arrested on 28 January 2015 and has been suffering since from difficult conditions of detention. For a whole month, he was kept isolated...

Read more »

Feb 26, 2015

UNPO Speaks at Public Information Meeting Organised...

The meeting was opened by a short speech by Mr Jean-Marc Peillex, Mayor of Saint-Gervais, who briefly introduced the event and the underlying issues. Mr Peillex, addressing the audience, underlined how...

Read more »

Feb 25, 2015

Symbol of Civil Disobedience Fabrice Dugerdil...

Mr Dugerdil’s friends and colleagues are increasingly worried about his health and the poor conditions of his detention. Despite the importance of his Gandhian initiative, his wife had pleaded with him...

Read more »

Feb 13, 2015

Savoy Activist Jailed Following Peaceful Protest...

Following participation in a peaceful protest in Bonneville, Savoy, on 8 November 2014, the French authorities arrested Mr Dugerdil on 28 January 2015 and accused him of organising an unauthorised demonstration;...

Read more »

Nov 13, 2014

Savoy: Denied Access to Remembrance Ceremonies...

Below is a summary of an article written by Fabrice Dugerdil: On 9 November 2014, 8 Savosians were prevented from attending a remembrance ceremony for World War I in the town of Bonneville.  The...

Read more »

Oct 10, 2014

Savoy’s Long-Ignored Struggle for Self-Determination...

The history of Savoy is defined by various political victories and defeats. On 9 June 1815, the Final Act of the Congress of Vienna signified the end of French rule over Savoy. Nevertheless, on 24 March...

Read more »