28th November - 2 December 2012
Bucharest, Romania

3rd General Assembly of the European Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations (EFUCA)

World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations (WFUCA) executive board meeting

Official recption held on the 29th of November at the Parliament of Romania. Exhang of experience with the Romanian Federation and representatives of the national minorities. Presentation of Wiener Charta" document.

Der Text der Wiener Charta wurde im Jahr 2012 von den Wienerinnen und Wienern erarbeitet und am 27. November 2012 präsentiert. Seither hat der Prozess im In- und Ausland großes Interesse gefunden und wurde bei Tagungen und Kongressen (etwa der Weltbank für Bürgermeister aus Südost-Europa oder der UNESCO in Rumänien) präsentiert.

Presentation of the Global Ethics programme, developed under the auspices of WFUCA, at the South-East Europe University in Bucharest.

Themes of the plenery session: The future and the of role of EFUCA

Cultural diversity - cultural wealth of Europe.



UNESCO leads the United Nations Literacy Decade (UNLD) under the slogan of “Literacy as Freedom”.



In declaring this Decade, 'the decade of literacy', the international community recognised that the promotion of literacy is in the interest of all, as part of efforts towards peace, respect and exchange in a globalizing world.

The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML) is a European treaty (CETS 148) adopted in 1992 under the auspices of the Council of Europe to protect and promote historical regional and minority languages in Europe. Austria ratified the Charter on 28 June 2001 for the following languages in respect of specific provinces: Croatian of Burgenland, Slovene (in Carinthia and Styria), Hungarian (in Burgenland and Vienna), Czech (in Vienna), Slovak (in Vienna), Romani (in Burgenland).

Prior to ratification of the charter, thirty years ago, in 1982, the first Burgenland Croatian dictionary was published, an event which helped the language to achieve national as well as international recognition.

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