Draft legislation on national minorities in Romania
07/09/2005 - 08/09/2005
Bucharest – A delegation of the Venice Commission visited Bucharest at the invitation of the Romanian Government.
The visit took place in the light of the examination by the Commission of the Draft Law on the Statute of National Minorities living in Romania, which the government submitted for opinion in June 2005.
The delegation met representatives of the Government and the Parliament, including its Committee on Human Rights, Cults and National Minorities. Further meetings were organised with the Council of National Minorities and the National Council for Combating Discrimination.
The Venice Commission plans to adopt its opinion on this Draft Law at its 64th Session on 21-22 October 2005.