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Event


Empowering the regional dimension and minority rights in the new member states

EFA Conference


  • REGISTRATION CLOSED

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

15:00

Opening address
JM Terricabras
, EFA Group President

15:10-16:30

I. Regionalisation and territorial autonomy
Chair: Tamás Meszerics, MEP

Speakers:

  • Istria (Croatia) - Mr Ivan Jakovcic, MEP
  • Silesia (Poland) - Mr Jerzy Gorzelik, regional councillor
  • Transylvania (Romania) - Mr Zsolt Szilagyi, President Hungarian People's Party of Transylvania

Debate

16:30-18:00

II. Minority rights and cultural autonomy

Chair: Tatjana Zdanoka, MEP

Speakers:

  • Estonia - Mrs Yana Toom, MEP
  • Latvia - Mr Aleksandrs Kuzmins, co-chairperson of the Latvian Human Rights Committee (FIDH)
  • Bulgaria - Mr Ihan Kyuchyuk, MEP

Debate

18:00

Conclusion