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Feb 21, 2022

Minorities in Europe : UNPO welcomes CJEU decision in favor of the Minority Safepack European Citizen's Initiative

The European Citizen's Initiative (ECI) was established in 2007 with the Treaty of Lisbon under Article 11 paragraph 4 of the Treaty of the European Union (TEU) and Article 25 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). The ECI allows for 1 million European citizens, distributed among ¼ of the Member States, to sign a petition that can subsequently be examined by the Commission...

Feb 21, 2022

Minorities in Europe : UNPO welcomes CJEU decision...

The UNPO welcomes the decision of the CJEU rendered on 20 January 2022 which reaffirms for the third time that the protection of linguistic and cultural diversity falls within the competence of the European...

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Feb 05, 2008

Scania: Rule by Division

The largest coalition government party declared that it will not consider implementing the proposal to decentralise political and administrative powers to the regions. Below are excerpts from Blog...

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Mar 15, 2007

Scania: New Regional Divisions Proposed

Concerns over the efficiency of the current 21-county administrative divisions over Sweden has prompted the Swedish government to form a “Committee of Responsibility”, otherwise known as the...

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Feb 19, 2007

Scania: Swedish Issues Addressed

Below are excerpts from Blog Skaneland, hosted by Göran Hansson, UNPO Member Representative to Scania and UNPO Presidency Member: "Nationalistic Smoke Screen The upcoming proposal of the Ansvarskommittén,...

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Nov 23, 2006

Scania: Scanian of the Year 2006

The prize for the “Scanian of the Year” is awarded annually on the Day of the Scanian Flag, and was first organised in 1967. The day and prize is organised by “Stiftelsen Skåneländska...

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Sep 22, 2005

Scania: Regional Self-Government Threatened?

Untitled Document By Göran Hansson, Chairman of Stiftelsen Skånsk Framtid. The two largest parties of Sweden joined forces on a controversial decision in the parliament...

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Jul 12, 2004

Scania: Scanians celebrate their flag

On Sunday 18 July 2004 the annual Scanian Flag Day will be celebrated. This will also be the day that the Scanian of the Year will be elected. This event has taken place every summer since 1967. Its...

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