“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

Timeline for Finland

Most important dates in the implementation of the Charter in Finland

 

 

Entry into force

5 November 1992

Signature

9 November 1994

Ratification

1 March 1998

Entry into force

 

 

 

1st monitoring cycle

1 March 1999

Initial periodical report due

12 April 1999

Initial periodical report by Finland

19-21 December 1999

On-the-spot visit by the Committee of Experts

7 February 2001

Evaluation report of the Committee of Experts

n.a.

Comments by the Government of Finland

19 September 2001

Recommendation of the Committee of Experts

 

 

 

2nd monitoring cycle

1 March 2002

2nd periodical report due

14 January 2003

2nd periodical report by Finland

26-28 May 2003

On-the-spot visit by the Committee of Experts

24 March 2004

Evaluation report of the Committee of Experts

n.a.

Comments by the Government of Finland

20 October 2004

Recommendation of the Committee of Experts

 

 

 

3rd monitoring cycle

1 March 2005

3rd periodical report due

13 March 2006

3rd periodical report by Finland

13-17 November 2006

On-the-spot visit by the Committee of Experts

30 March 2007

Evaluation report of the Committee of Experts

n.a.

Comments by the Government of Finland

21 November 2007

Recommendation of the Committee of Experts

 

 

 

 

Timelines for other States Parties:

 

 

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