Notes on the Agenda
17 April 2001
752 Meeting, 16 May 2001
Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
Election of a member of the
Committee of Experts in respect of Slovenia
The Deputies are invited to elect a member of the Committee of
experts for the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages,
in respect of Slovenia, for a six-year term.
The European Charter for Regional or Minority
Languages (ETS No. 148) came into force on 1 March 1998.
Each Contracting Party is represented on the Committee of
Experts set up pursuant to its Article 17, which reads thus:
The committee of experts shall be composed of one member per Party,
appointed by the Committee of Ministers from a list of individuals of
the highest integrity and recognised competence in the matters dealt
with in the Charter, who shall be nominated by the Party concerned.
. Members of the committee shall be appointed for a period of
six years and shall be eligible for reappointment. A member who is
unable to complete a term of office shall be replaced in accordance
with the procedure laid down in paragraph 1, and the replacing
member shall complete his predecessor's term of office.
The committee of experts shall adopt rules of procedure. Its
secretarial services shall be provided by the Secretary General of the
Council of Europe.”
ratified the Charter on 4 October 2000, and the Charter came into
force in its respect on 1 January 2001.
In reply to an invitation from the Secretary General, the
Slovenian authorities forwarded the list of candidates whose curricula
vitae are reproduced in CM(2001)61.
The Committee of Ministers elects the members of
the Committee of Experts by secret ballot.
A ballot paper will issued with the candidates' names listed
in the order of their presentation by the proposing country.
The Deputies are each invited to cast one vote.
The candidate receiving the highest number of votes is elected.
Financing assured: YES
752nd meeting – 16 May 2001
European Charter for Regional or Minority
Election of a member of the Committee of Experts in respect of
The Deputies, in accordance with Article 17,
paragraph 1, of the European Charter for Regional or Minority
Languages, declared the person whose name appears below elected as a
member of the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for
Regional or Minority Languages, in respect of Slovenia, for a six-year
term commencing on the date of election: