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Minority Protection: Standards and Reality

Implementation of Council of Europe standards in Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria
  • 232 Pages
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  • English
Asser Press
Human rights, International Law, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Legal status, laws, etc., General Practice, Law, Legal Reference / Law Profession, Minorities, General, Law / Human Rights, Civil rights, E
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Open LibraryOL9109518M
ISBN 109067041912
ISBN 139789067041911

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Minority protection standards and reality, Implementation of Council of Europe Standards in Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria: Author: Meijknecht, A.K. Publisher: Tilburg Law School: Date. Double Standards Pertaining to Minority Protection Volume 1 of Studies in International Minor Studies in international minority and group rights, ISSN Editor: Kristin Henrard: Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects.

While allegations of double standards are mostly voiced in relation to the EU, this book takes a multidimensional approach to the use of differential standards concerning minorities and minority protection.

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Based on the experiences of minority communities worldwide, and on the contents of the United Nations Minorities Declaration and other international standards relating to minority rights, the following can be identified as major concerns: survival and existence, promotion and protection of the identity of minorities, equality and non-discrimination, and effective and meaningful participation.

BOOK: Minority Protection and the Enlarged European Union: The Way Forward. the likelihood that the Union will develop standards in the area of minority protection is also to.

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belonging to minorities will be guaranteed protection of their existence and identity; and that they will benefit from the principles of effective participation and non-discrimination.

Let this publication guide us in working towards making this a reality for all persons belonging to minorities, everywhere. Navi Pillay. No serious argument can be made today against the importance of diversity, the value of facilitating diversity, and the need to protect the rights of the minority.

And yet, a growing political movement seeks to assert just such arguments. The movement seeking the constitutional elimination of the Electoral College in fact seeks to erase a vital institutional protection of diversity and.

Protection of minority shareholders’ rights. The protection of minority shareholder’s rights must be understood within the context of the rules set by the Act, the common law, the Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) of the Company and the Shareholders Agreement, in the event that a company has a shareholders’ agreement.

The minority shareholder has the rights vested in him under the law and the articles of association, in particular information law, meeting rights and voting rights. Protection of minority shareholders is generally regulated in Section 2: 8 DCC, and in a number of specific legal provisions.

The Guide is currently being updated and expanded. The new version will be available by the end of Many States have minorities within their borders. Although no firm statistics exist, estimates suggest that 10 to 20 per cent of the world's population belong to minorities. This means that.

This book is a comprehensive, modern study of the important field of international protection of minority rights, focusing on 20th century developments.

Minority rights regimes, which address the issue of group identity and autonomy, have essentially been a stabilising force, buttressing state survivability in the face of claims to self-determination or secession. Minority Rights II: Protecting Minority Groups in Society. Madisonian and Millian principles safeguard individual and political minorities.

But, as de Tocqueville observed above, the danger of majority tyranny lies also in the oppression of minority groups in society based on criteria such as skin color, ethnicity or nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and other group characteristics.

ISBN (Book) File size KB Language English Notes master paper reviewer: In this master thesis the Author aimed to analyze the legal standards related to the protection of minority rights, external influence on Belarusian authorities and the way of treatment of the Polish minority in Belarus.

That goal was reached in an adequate way. The results show that when the protection of minority investors improves, the functions of Manager and chairman of the board of directors tend to be separated; the corporate governance tends towards a bicameral type of model, share ownership tends to be less concentrated, policies and remuneration standards are put in place and compensation of.

Book Review • Minority Language Promotion, Protection and Regulation: The Mask of Piety The book is divided into nine chapters. The first introduces the reader to the concept of ‘Mask of Piety’ and the importance of analysing the embedded nature of decision- making and management of official minority language policies and programmes.

Reducing The Risk Of Differential Standards In Minority Protection: The Holistic Approach Of The UN Independent Expert On Minority Issues The Rights Of ‘New’ Minorities: Scope And Restrictions Changing Paradigms In The Traditional Dichotomy Of Old And New Minorities.

protection (European minority rights regime) and collective agency (human and social capital). In the concluding section, it is argued that the structure and agency approach provides a good tool for analysing the transition of minority actors from protection to empowerment.

This article is based on a. The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide 15 is a legal source referred to in the United Nations Minorities Declaration for protecting the rights of minorities as it protects groups, including minorities, and their right to physical existence.

It defines genocide as. In book: Double Standards pertaining to Minority Protection: a critical and multi-dimensional re-appraisal, Chapter: The EU, Double Standards and Minority Protection: A Double Redefinition and. Racial discrimination and the protection of minorities: recommended governmentactions.

05 December James A. Goldston 1 Discrimination on grounds of race, color or ethnicity is a violation of human rights, which states have an affirmative obligation to prevent, punish and remedy.

E-Book ISBN: Publisher: ‘The EU, Double Standards And Minority Protection’: A Double Redefinition And Future Prospects. The Framework Convention On The Protection Of National Minorities And The Law Of The European Union.

Minority protection requires a combination of collective and group rights. A member of a national minority can keep his identity only if his group or people has the possibility to exist and develop. Collective rights integrate individual rights and may not violate them.

Minority languages in Europe, as part of a common cultural heritage, need protection. The contributions to this book reflect urgent, stimulating and productive debates among researchers in sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, politics and sociology, and among language activists and policy makers.

The application of the legal standards of governance and its impact on ensuring the rights of minority shareholders in the company's contribution, The magazine policy and law books, Is p The purpose of this section is to place China's minority rights regime in international law perspectives so as to make a comparison of the legal status of ethnic minorities in China against universal human rights standards and to propose ways and means suitable for facilitating and developing equal protection of minority rights in China.

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One other reason for separate disclosure is to provide certain protection to minority shareholders as they are in a position of disadvantage. Since they are hardly involved in the decision-making process, there is a need to protect them oppression and mismanagement of.

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This photo taken Sept. 30,shows U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler during an appearance in Traverse City, Mich., where he announced an environmental justice grant for. In this blog post, Rishabh Pandey, a student of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi and pursuing the Company Secretary Course by ICSI analyses and describes laws related to minority protection in India.

India has always embraced diversity, becoming a vast ocean of cultures, religions, ethnicities, beliefs and practices. With such diversity, it becomes [ ].Appendix Methods of protection within the EU. The conventional methods employed in the EU to ensure minority shareholder protection at EU level are mandatory takeover bid, squeeze-out and sell-out, setting the price per share as well as the takeover defences (board neutrality, breakthrough, reciprocity).Fiction-wise, it didn't exist on "Good Times" in or when Diff'rent Strokes presented the same theme four years later, and it isn't a reality for some minority students today.

If schools are to test -- and reasoning for that alone is debatable -- then districts cannot expect fair evaluation when circumstances are different for each child.