Listing of papers of the former UN Working Group on Minorities and the present Independent Expert on minority
    issues as well as the pamphlets in the UN Guide for Minorities by theme, by country/region and major studies or
    reports of the former UN Sub-Commission

    A.         THEMES

    1.Basic tools/documents

  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities / UN Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and
    Linguistic Minorities
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2005/2        Commentary on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic,
    Religious and Linguistic Minorities, as a Commentary of the Working Group as a whole
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2006/3  Minority Profile and Minority Matrix on the Human Rights Situation of Minorities
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2006/WP.1        Toolkit/Guidance note on Integration with diversity in security, policing and criminal justice

    2. Existence and recognition of minorities

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2000/WP.2 Existence and recognition of minorities, working paper prepared by Mr. Bengoa

    3. Self-determination and autonomy and participation in public life

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2005/WP.5        Towards a General Comment on Self-determination and Autonomy, paper submitted by Marc
    Weller, Director, European Centre for Minority Issues
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2004/WP.1 Minorities and self-determination (presented by Mr. José Bengoa)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2002/WP.1 Report of an International Seminar on Autonomist and Integrative Approaches to Minority
    Protection:  Danish Center for Human Rights (Copenhagen, 3 4 April 2002)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.3        Study on the use of autonomy approaches in the Russian Federation:  paper prepared by
    Mr. Vladimir Kartashkin and Prof. A.X. Abarhidze
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.4        Cultural autonomy and territorial democracy:  a recipe for harmonious group
    accommodation?:  paper prepared by Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.5        Examples of autonomy in Finland:  the territorial autonomy of the Aland Islands and the
    cultural autonomy of the indigenous Saami people:  paper prepared by Mr. Lauri Hannikainen, Director of the Northern Institute
    for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.6        Integrative approaches to the accommodation of minorities:  Paper prepared by Tom
    Hadden, Professor, The Queen’s University of Belfast and Ciarán O Maoláin of The Queen’s University of Belfast
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.9        Appendix to the working paper (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.6) on integrative approaches
    to the accommodation of minorities - prepared by Tom Hadden:  Professor, The Queen’s University of Belfast and Ciarán O
    Maoláin
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.7        “Lund Recommendations on the Effective Participation of National Minorities in Public Life”
    submitted by John Packer, Director, Office of the High Commissioner for National Minorities, Organization for Security and Co-
    operation in Europe
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.1        Autonomy in the 21st century:  through theoretical binoculars:  paper prepared by Tim
    Potier, Assistant Professor in Law, Law Programme Coordinator, Intercollege, Nicosia
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.2        Autonomy, self-determination and the requirements of minimal justice in South Asia:  paper
    prepared by Ranabir Samaddar, Director, Peace Studies Programme, South Asia Forum for Human Rights
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.5        Autonomy and minority groups - a legal right in international law?:  paper prepared by Geoff
    Gilbert, Professor of Law, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.6        The participation of minorities in decision-making:  expert study authored by J.A. Frowein
    and Roland Bank, of the Max Planck Institute, and submitted by Antti Korkeakivi, Administrator, Secretariat of the Framework
    Convention on National Minorities, Directorate General of Human Rights, Council of Europe
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.10        Minority Self-Government in Hungary: a framework for cultural autonomy:  paper submitted
    by Mr. Csaba Györffy, Deputy Head of the Department of Human Rights and Minority Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Budapest
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1999/WP.4        Towards effective participation of minorities, report prepared following meeting organized with
    the European Centre for Minority Issues
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1998/WP.4        Towards effective political participation and representation of minorities: working paper
    prepared by Mr. Fernand de Varennes


    4.        Education

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2000/WP.4        Montreal International Seminar on Intercultural and Multicultural Education
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1999/WP.5        Multicultural and intercultural education and protection of minorities, prepared by Mr. Mehedi
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1997/WP.3        Working paper on education rights and minorities: the Hague Recommendations, prepared by
    Mr. Guillaume Siemienski
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1997/WP.5        Report of the seminar on multicultural and intercultural education
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1996/WP.3        Working paper on education and minorities, prepared by Mr. Bengoa

    5. Religious minorities/Education

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1997/CRP.1        Treatment of religious minorities in educational systems throughout the world, prepared by
    Mr. Roman Kroke

    6. Linguistic rights

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1997/WP.6        Working paper on the rights of linguistic minorities, "To speak or not to speak", prepared by
    Mr. Fernand de Varennes

    7. Culture

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.3        Study on the use of autonomy approaches in the Russian Federation:  paper prepared by Mr.
    Vladimir Kartashkin and Prof. A.X. Abarhidze
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.4        Cultural autonomy and territorial democracy:  a recipe for harmonious group
    accommodation?:  paper prepared by Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.5        Examples of autonomy in Finland:  the territorial autonomy of the Aland Islands and the
    cultural autonomy of the indigenous Saami people:  paper prepared by Mr. Lauri Hannikainen, Director of the Northern Institute
    for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1997/WP.7        Working paper on the right of persons belonging to minorities to enjoy their own culture, by
    Ms. Schulte-Tenckhoff

    8.Media

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1998/WP.3        Expert seminar on the role of the media in protecting minorities -recommendations for the
    United Nations Working Group on Minorities: working paper prepared by the International Service for Human Rights and the
    Minority Rights Group
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1998/WP.3        Working paper on the rights of minorities and the role of the media, prepared by Mr. Khalil

    9. Jurisprudence – international and regional

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2006/4        Note of the Secretariat submitting a future pamphlet of the UN Guide for Minorities on Minorities &
    individual complaint procedures under the UN treaties
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2002/WP.2
  •        Jurisprudence of the European Court and Commission on Human Rights in 2001 and minority groups by Prof. Geoff Gilbert,
    Department of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.4        Jurisprudence of the European Court and Commission of Human Rights in 2000 and Minority
    Groups:  prepared by Geoff Gilbert, Professor, Department of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2000/CRP.1        Jurisprudence of the European Court and Commission of Human Rights in 1999 and minority
    groups, conference room paper prepared by Prof. Geoff Gilbert, Department of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex

    10. Non citizens/citizenship/domicile and residence

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1999/WP.3        Citizenship and the minority rights of non-citizens, prepared by Mr. Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1997/WP.9        Working paper on some aspects of citizenship under international law, prepared by Mr. Ali
    Khan
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1996/WP.4        Working paper on domicile and residence concerning minorities and migrant groups,
    prepared by Mr. Ali Khan

    11.        Development, Participatory Budget Schemes

  • A/HRC/4/9/Add.1 and Corr.1        Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall - Achieving the Millennium
    Development Goals (MDGS) for minorities: A review of MDG country reports and poverty reduction strategies and Corrigendum
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2002/WP.6        Minority rights and development:  overcoming exclusion, discrimination and poverty by
    Minority Rights International
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2004/WP.5 An Examination of Approaches by International Development Agencies to Minority Issues in
    Development, presented by the Minority Rights Group International (English only)
  • Background paper to meeting in La Ceiba, Honduras (21-24 March 2002)        Participatory Budgets in Brazil: Democracy is built
    with participation:  prepared by Ivanir dos Santos
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No. 13        The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)’s Development Assistance
    Committee

    12. Racism

    2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
    Pamphlet No. 14        The European Union: Human Rights and the fight against discrimination
    E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2000/WP.6        Contribution of National Institutions to the World Conference against Racism:  recommendations for
    the Working Group on Minorities, working paper prepared by Mme. Sambuc, Vice President of the Swiss Federal Commission against
    Racism

    13.  National Human Rights Institutions

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2005/3        Minorities and the work of National Human Rights Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human
    Rights, future Pamphlet No. 15 of the United Nations Guide for Minorities
  • E/CN.4/2002/92 Report of the International Seminar on Cooperation for the Better Protection of the Rights of Minorities (Durban, South
    Africa, 1, 2 and 5 September 2001)

    14. Conflict prevention and resolution

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2006/2        Report of Workshop on Minorities and Conflict Prevention and Resolution, held in Palais des
    Nations Geneva in 2005
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2000/CRP.3        Minority rights and the prevention of ethnic conflicts, conference room paper prepared by
    Mr. Fernand de Varennes, Director, Asia Pacific Centre for Human Rights and the Prevention of Ethnic Conflict, Perth, Australia
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.3        The peace process in Northern Ireland:  paper prepared by Tom Hadden, Professor, Centre
    for International and Comparative Human Rights Law, The Queen’s University of Belfast
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No. 9        The High Commissioner on National Minorities of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

    15. Independent Expert on minority issues

  • A/HRC/4/9        Annual report of the Independent Expert on minority issues, Ms. Gay McDougall
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2006/6        Note of the Secretariat submitting a future pamphlet of the UN Guide for Minorities on the work of
    the new Independent Expert on Minorities Issues
  • E/CN.4/2006/74        Annual report of the Independent Expert on minority issues, Ms. Gay McDougall

    16. Cooperation for better protection of minority rights

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2006/4        Note of the Secretariat submitting a future pamphlet of the UN Guide for Minorities on Minorities &
    individual complaint procedures under the UN treaties
  • E/CN.4/2002/92 Report of the International Seminar on Cooperation for the Better Protection of the Rights of Minorities (Durban,
    South Africa, 1, 2 and 5 September 2001)
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.12        Protection of Refugees who belong to Minorities: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
    (UNHCR)
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.11        The Protection of the Rights of Minorities and UNESCO
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.10        Minorities and the ILO
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1997/WP.8        Working paper on the implementation of the rights of persons belonging to minorities,
    prepared by Mr. Gudmundur Alfredsson

    17. Working Group on Minorities

  • A/HRC/Sub.1/58/19*                Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its twelfth session (Geneva, 8-11 August 2006),
    Chairperson-Rapporteur:  Mr. Gudmundur Alfredsson
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2005/27        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its eleventh session (Geneva, 30 May -3 June 2005),
    Chairperson-Rapporteur: Mr. José Bengoa
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2004/29
  • Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its tenth session (Geneva, 1-5 March 2004), Chairperson-Rapporteur:  Mr. Asbjørn
    Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2004/WP.3
  • The role of the Working Group on Minorities by Mr. Tom Hadden
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2003/19        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its ninth session (Geneva, 12-16 May 2003),
    Chairperson-Rapporteur: Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2002/19        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its Eighth session (Geneva, 27-31 May 2002),
    Chairperson-Rapporteur: Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2002/WP.7        The future role of the Working Group on Minorities by Minority Rights Group International
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No. 2        The Working Group on Minorities
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2001/22        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its seventh session (Geneva, 14-18 May 2001),
    Chairperson-Rapporteur: Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2000/27 and Corr.1
  • Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its sixth session (Geneva, 22 26 May 2000), Chairperson Rapporteur:  Mr. Asbjørn
    Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1999/21        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its fifth session (Geneva, 25-31 May 1999) Chairperson-
    Rapporteur: Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1999/WP.9        The future role of the Working Group, prepared by the International Centre for Ethnic Studies
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1998/18        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its fourth session (Geneva, 25-29 May 1998), Chairman-
    Rapporteur: Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/18        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its third session (Geneva, 26 - 30 May 1997)),
    Chairperson-Rapporteur: Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1996/28        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its second session (Geneva, 30 April-3 May 1996),
    Chairman-Rapporteur: Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1996/2        Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its first session (Geneva, 28 August-1 September 1995),
    Chairperson-Rapporteur: Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • 18. Universal and regional mechanisms
  • (12 papers/documents/reports)
  • E/CN.4/2002/92
  • Report of the International Seminar on Cooperation for the Better Protection of the Rights of Minorities (Durban, South Africa, 1, 2
    and 5 September 2001)
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.12        Protection of Refugees who belong to Minorities: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
    (UNHCR)
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.11        The Protection of the Rights of Minorities and UNESCO
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.10        Minorities and the ILO
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No. 8        The Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.7        Minority Rights under the European Convention on Human Rights
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.6         Minority Rights under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.5        Protection of Minority Rights in the Inter-American system
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No. 4        Human Rights Treaty Bodies and Complaint Mechanisms
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No. 3        The Charter-based system of the United Nations
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No. 1        Minorities, the United Nations and Regional Mechanisms
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/1999/WP.6        Universal and regional mechanisms for minority protection, prepared by Mr. Vladimir
    Kartashkin

    B.  SUB-REGIONAL MEETINGS, REGIONAL/COUNTRY PAPERS
    AFRICA

  • A/HRC/4/9/Add.3        Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall - Mission to Ethiopia
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2004/WP.8
  • (French / Spanish)
  • Intégration et autonomie des minorités en Côte d’Ivoire (presented by Mrs. Adrienne Blay Botau)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.10
  • Ethnic Minority Groups in Nigeria by Abdul Raufu Mustapha,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.4
  • Minorities in Ghana by E. Gyimah-Boadi & Richard Asante,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.19
  • Political Participation in Arab Countries by Mustapha Kamel Al-Sayyid, background paper prepared as input for the Arab Region
    Development Report
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2002/2        Report on the visit by the Working Group to Mauritius
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2002/4        Report of the third workshop on multiculturalism in Africa:  peaceful and constructive group
    accommodation in situations involving minorities and indigenous peoples (Gaborone, Botswana, 18-22 February 2002)
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No.6         Minority Rights under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/3        Report of the second seminar on multiculturalism in Africa: peaceful and constructive group
    accommodation in situations involving minorities and indigenous peoples (Kidal, Mali, 8-13 January 2001)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.2        Peoples’ rights in Africa:  towards the recognition and protection of ethnic, religious and linguistic
    specificities?:  paper prepared by Ms. Samia Slimane
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2000/WP.3        Report of the seminar on multiculturalism in Africa: peaceful and constructive group accommodation
    in situations involving minorities and indigenous peoples (Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania, 13-15 May 2000)

    ASIA

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2005/4        Report on the Sub-Regional Seminar on Minority Rights: Cultural Diversity and Development in South
    Asia, held in Kandy, Sri Lanka, from 21 to 24 November 2004, Ms. Asma Jahangir, Mr. M.C.M. Iqbal and Mr. Soli Sorabjee, Co-
    Chairpersons-Rapporteurs
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2005/WP.6        Summary of presentations to the Sub-Regional Seminar on Minority Rights: Cultural Diversity and
    Development in South Asia, held in Kandy, Sri Lanka, from 21 to 24 November 2004, Ms. Asma Jahangir, Mr. M.C.M. Iqbal and Mr. Soli
    Sorabjee, Co-Chairpersons-Rapporteurs
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.13
  • Minorities in South Asia, by I. A. Rehman,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.2
  • Statement of Principles on Minority and Group Rights in South Asia, submitted by International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.2        Autonomy, self-determination and the requirements of minimal justice in South Asia:  paper
    prepared by Ranabir Samaddar, Director, Peace Studies Programme, South Asia Forum for Human Rights
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.7        Sri Lanka National Review:  study submitted by the International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.8        Reply of the Government of Sri Lanka to the paper (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.7) submitted by
    the International Centre for Ethnic Studies
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2000/CRP.4        The Sri Lankan Government’s proposals for power sharing, conference room paper prepared by
    Mr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne, Attorney at law, Consultant, Ministry of Justice, Constitutional Affairs, Ethnic Affairs and National
    Integration, Sri Lanka
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2005/5        Conclusions and recommendations of the  Sub-Regional Seminar on Minority Rights: Cultural Diversity
    and Development in Central Asia, held in Bishkek, 27 to 30 October 2004,  Mr. Alisher Sabirov, Kyrgyz Republic, Chairperson  and Ms.
    Zumrat Salmorbekova, Kyrgyz Republic, Deputy Chairperson
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2005/WP.2                            Summary of the discussion at the Sub-Regional Seminar on Minority Rights: Cultural
    Diversity and Development in Central Asia, held in Bishkek, from 27 -30 October 2004, Mr. Alisher Sabirov, Chairperson, Ms. Zumrat
    Salmorbekova, Vice-Chairperson
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.8        Ethnic and Religious Minorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran by Nazila Ghanea-Hercock,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.9 Minorities and participation in public life: Kazakhstan
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.6 Kyrgyzstan by Ainur Bekkulovna Elebaeva
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/2         Regional Seminar on Minority Rights: Cultural Diversity and Development in Southeast Asia, Chiang
    Mai, Thailand (Conclusions and recommendations)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.14        Regional Seminar on Minority Rights: Cultural Diversity and Development in Southeast Asia
    (Chiang Mai, 4 to 7 December 2002): Ms. Julia Kam (Institute Dayakologi, Indonesia), Mr. Sem Karoba (Koteka Tribal Assembly for
    Rights, Peace and Justice in West Papua, Indonesia), Co-Chairpersons [E - F - S]
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.15
  • The Quest of the Indigenous Communities in Mindanao, Philippines: Right to Ancestral Domain, by Linda Burton
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.12
  • Minorities and the State in Malaysia and Singapore by Lily Zubaidah Rahim,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.11
  • Inclusion of Minorities in Public Life in Laos, Thailand and Vietnam by Vatthana Pholsena,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.5
  • Minority Rights in Fiji and the Solomon Islands by Jon Fraenkel,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.16        China's Minorities: The Case of Xinjiang and the Uyghur People, by Dru Gladney
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.19
  • Political Participation in Arab Countries by Mustapha Kamel Al-Sayyid, background paper prepared as input for the Arab Region
    Development Report

    EUROPE

  • A/HRC/4/9/Add.2        Report of the independent expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall - Mission to Hungary
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2004/29/Add.1        Finland: Report of the Working Group on Minorities on its visit
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.7
  • Minorities in the South Caucasus by Anna Matveeva,
  • 2001 Version of UN Guide for Minorities
  • Pamphlet No. 9        The High Commissioner on National Minorities of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.3        Study on the use of autonomy approaches in the Russian Federation:  paper prepared by Mr.
    Vladimir Kartashkin and Prof. A.X. Abarhidze
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.4        Cultural autonomy and territorial democracy:  a recipe for harmonious group accommodation?:  
    paper prepared by Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/WP.5        Examples of autonomy in Finland:  the territorial autonomy of the Aland Islands and the cultural
    autonomy of the indigenous Saami people:  paper prepared by Mr. Lauri Hannikainen, Director of the Northern Institute for
    Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.10        Minority Self-Government in Hungary: a framework for cultural autonomy:  paper submitted by Mr.
    Csaba Györffy, Deputy Head of the Department of Human Rights and Minority Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Budapest
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.6        The participation of minorities in decision-making:  expert study authored by J.A. Frowein and
    Roland Bank, of the Max Planck Institute, and submitted by Antti Korkeakivi, Administrator, Secretariat of the Framework Convention on
    National Minorities, Directorate General of Human Rights, Council of Europe
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2001/CRP.3        The peace process in Northern Ireland:  paper prepared by Tom Hadden, Professor, Centre for
    International and Comparative Human Rights Law, The Queen’s University of Belfast
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2000/CRP.2        Proposition pour l’élaboration des régimes d’autonomie pour résoudre la question des
    communautés minoritaires de l’Europe centrale et balkanique, conference room paper prepared by Mr. Gyula Csurgai

    LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN

  • E/CN.4/2006/23        Report of the Regional Workshop on Afro-descendants in the Americas, (Chincha, Peru 2-4 November 2005):
    entitled "Strategies for the inclusion of people of African descent in programmes to reduce poverty, especially to achieve Millennium
    Development Goal 1"
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.18
  • Persons of African Descent in South America
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.5/2003/WP.17
  • The Rom in the Americas, by Jorge Bernal
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2002/40        Report of the Regional Seminar on Afro-descendants in the Americas (La Ceiba, Honduras, 21-24 March
    2002)
  • Background paper to meeting in La Ceiba, Honduras (21-24 March 2002)        Participatory Budgets in Brazil: Democracy is built with
    participation:  prepared by Ivanir dos Santos

    C. MAJOR STUDIES/REPORTS BY THE SUB-COMMISSION

  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/384 (20 June 1977)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/384/Add.1-7
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/384/Rev.1 (Sales No. E.78XIV.1, New York: United Nations, 1979) Study on the Rights of Persons Belonging to Ethnic,
    Religious and Linguistic Minorities: Mr. Francesco Capotorti
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1985/31 (14 May 1985)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1985/31/Corr.1        Proposal concerning a definition of the term ‘Minority’, submitted by Mr. Jules Deschênes
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1989/43        Working paper, prepared by Ms. Claire Palley, on possible ways and means to facilitate the peaceful and
    constructive resolution of situations involving racial, national, religious and linguistic minorities,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1990/46 Preliminary report submitted by the Special Rapporteur Mr. Asbjorn Eide, on possible ways and means of
    facilitating the peaceful and constructive solution of problems involving minorities:
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1991/43
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1991/43/Corr.1 (29 June 1992) Progress report submitted by the Special Rapporteur Mr. Asbjorn Eide, on possible ways
    and means of facilitating the peaceful and constructive solution of problems involving minorities,
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1992/37 (1 July 1992)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1992/37/Add.1 (29 June 1992)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1992/37/Add.2 (23 June 1992) Possible ways and means of facilitating the peaceful and constructive solution of problems
    involving minorities. 2nd progress report: prepared by Mr. Asbjorn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/34  (10 August 1993)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/34/Add.1 (19 July 1993)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/34/Add.2 (16 July 1993)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/34/Add.3 (3 August 1993)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/34/Add.4 (11 August 1993)   Possible ways and means of facilitating the peaceful and constructive solution of
    problems involving minorities: final report prepared by Mr. Asbjorn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1994/36 (6 July 1994)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1994/36/Corr.1 (18 July 1994)Working Paper containing suggestions for a comprehensive programme for the prevention
    of discrimination and protection of minorities by Asbjorn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1995/33 (14 June 1995)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1995/33/Add.1 (20 June 1995)
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1995/33/Add.2 (20 July 1995) Possible ways and means of facilitating the peaceful and constructive solution of problems
    involving minorities. Report of the Secretary-General prepared pursuant to Sub-Commission resolution 1994/4
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1995/34 (21 July 1995)        Enclaved groups. Working paper prepared by Mr. Asbjørn Eide pursuant to Sub-Commission
    decision 1994/113
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/1996/30 (25 July 1996)Towards a comprehensive programme for the prevention of discrimination and protection of
    minorities, including proposals for the examination of thematic issues relating to racism, xenophobia, minorities and migrant workers:
    some suggestions: Working paper submitted by Mr. Asbjørn Eide
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2000/10 (19 July 2000) Working paper on the relationship and distinction between the rights of persons belonging to
    minorities and those of indigenous peoples: working paper submitted by Ms. Erica-Irene A. Daes and Mr. Asbjörn Eide in accordance
    with Sub-Commission resolution 1999/23
  • E/CN.4/Sub.2/2003/21        Progress report on the update to the study on peaceful and constructive approaches to situations involving
    minorities submitted by Mr. Asbjørn Eide in accordance with Sub-Commission resolution 2002/16