ELEN Press Releases
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
COVID-19 crisis: Vital that States also communicate in co-official, ‘regional’, indigenous and minority languages – ELEN.
The European Language Equality Network joins with the Council of Europe and the OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities in the call to ensure that all States communicate in their co-official, ‘regional’, indigenous, endangered or minority languages during the...read more