|Asks to strengthen Sámi language|
|Friday, 13 de November de 2009|
An expert committee of the Council of Europe taking in a report on the situation, among other things, teaching aids Lule and South Sámi.
An expert committee of the Council of Europe has rated Norway's follow-up of the European Pact on regional and minority languages, and comes with specific recommendations for what areas Norway should work on.
The Committee also gives recognition to our efforts to minority languages.
Expert Committee's review shall be submitted to the Council of Europe Ministers Committee and will be considered by the Committee of Ministers in early 2010.
Reported for the fourth time
Norway ratified the European Charter of the Regional or Minority Languages - Minority Pact (external link) - in 1993 and began to apply 1 March 1998.
In Norway, the pact includes language Sami, Kven, novels, and Romani.
Norway reported about his work with the Minority Pact for the fourth time in the summer of 2008. Expert Committee's assessment of Norway is based on this report, in addition to information from minority institutions and organizations, and information the Council of Europe themselves have collected.
In its assessment expert committee recommends that Norway gives priority to:
The follow-up of the final recommendations of the Council of Europe will take place in cooperation with concerned ministries, and in dialogue with the Saami Parliament and representatives of national minorities.
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