Visit by the HCNM

HCNMOn 28 and 29 of August, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Ambassador Lamberto Zannier (, paid a working visit to the European Centre for Minority Issues ECMI). During his visit he held intensive discussions with the ECMI research team addressing pressing minority issues in Europe and thematic issues that the international community faces in regard to improving relations between minorities and majorities in specific regions of Europe.

The High Commissioner also had the opportunity to meet unofficially with local stakeholders from the Schleswig-Holstein government, the Federal Union of Nationalities in Europe and the three national minorities in the Danish-German border region.

At the end of his visit, the High Commissioner expressed his appreciation for the invitation to come to the region and learn about the ECMI’s important work all over Europe, and he praised the good minority-majority relations in both Denmark and Germany.

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