Minorities Issues in the New Europe

El 1 de septiembre de 1939 la Wehrmacht alemana entra en Polonia y mediante una Blitzkrieg (‘guerra relámpago’) se adueña del país en poco tiempo. No nos vayamos a rasgar las vestiduras ahora. Esto no ocurrió sólo porque Hitler era malísimo y porque a Stalin le venía bien esta confusión para hacerse con la otra… » read more

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We read in Euractiv some days ago that EU called on Serbia to abandon its last battle. After the setback that meant the opinion of International Court of Justice on the Declaration of Independence of Kosovo, saying that such unilateral acts did not violate international law, Serbia has launched an offensive to win in diplomatic… » read more

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On 22 December, Serbia officially submitted its candidacy for membership of European Union. A long and arduous process of indefinite duration and whose conclusion will be settled on later, although prospects for this country are not very good, not being foreseen an early resolution. Some analysts believe that membership will not take place before 2018.… » read more

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Yesterday (5 december 2009), about five hundred persons met near Hungarian Parliament to remember failed referendum held on 5 december 2004 on dual citizenship. This meeting counted on the participation of MVSZ (Magyarok Világszövetség – World Federation of Hungarians) and Jobbik (Jobbik Magyarországért Mozgalom – Movement for a Better Hungary), politician party which has obtained… » read more

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The hard path to the approval of Lisbon Treaty highlights the unresolved problems of minorities in Eastern and Central Europe. The hasty accession to EU of new countries since 2004, has left minorities issues far behind. Problems turn up every time European Union intends to take a step forward. The new wording of the Treaty… » read more

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