ECMI’s guidebook for Belarus comprises three overviews respectively of the universal instruments, as well as European mechanisms for minority protection and linguistic rights of minorities. Rounding this out are three analytical commentaries on minority-related norms and policies.
The book also includes Dr. Alexander Osipov’s article which explains the relevance of the European minority regime for Belarus and a list of useful internet sources on minority issues.
The book’s target audience includes minority and other civil society groups, governmental officials, journalists, scholars and students of social sciences and humanities.
The guidebook is edited by Alexander Osipov and Hanna Vasilevich. It was first published in May 2012 by Medisont in Minsk.