“the right to use

a regional or minority language

in private and public life

is an inalienable right”

DATABASE FOR
THE
EUROPEAN CHARTER FOR
REGIONAL OR
MINORITY LANGUAGES

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintained by the

Public Foundation for European Comparative Minority Research

 

Supported by the

Council of Europe and the

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Hungary

Low German in North-Rhine/Westphalia in Germany

 

  Entry into force of the Charter for Low German

1 January 1999

  Status of Low German

territorial language

  Level of protection for Low German

Part II (& III)

  Provisions applied to Low German

  Territorial application

North-Rhine/Westphalia

  Translation to Low German

n.a. (see the German text)

  Other territories in Germany where Low German is under different level of protection

  Other countries where Low German is protected under the Charter

none

 

 

  Documents of the monitoring process for Low German in North-Rhine/Westphalia

  Recommendations of the Committee of Experts and the Committee of Ministers regarding Low German

 

 

  Other languages under the Charter’s protection in Germany:

 

 

 

 

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