ELEN Press Releases
ELEN statement to the French Government regarding the Diwan Breton immersion schools/ Déclaration d'ELEN au gouvernement français concernant les écoles bilingues en immersion en langue bretonne Diwan. 20th February 2021 Dear President Mr. Emmanuel Macron, On behalf...read more
ELEN meets with UN Special Rapporteur and Council of Europe to discuss COVID-19 effect on minoritised languages
The European Language Equality Network held its autumn Steering Committee meeting online on Friday (23rd October) with presentations on the effects and consequences of COVID-19 on lesser-used language communities from UN Special Rapporteur Fernand de Varennes, and...read more
UN UPR: ELEN calls on Spain to ensure human rights, release Catalan leaders and address co-official language discrimination.
The European Language Equality Network has welcomed the adoption by Spain of the majority of recommendations made by States in the UN Universal Periodic Review on human rights. However, serious challenges remain in particular regarding rights to freedom of expression...read more