Recommendation 1845 (2008)1
Situation of national minorities in Vojvodina and of the Romanian ethnic minority in Serbia
1. The Parliamentary Assembly, referring to its Resolution 1632 (2008) on the situation of national minorities in Vojvodina and of the Romanian ethnic minority in Serbia, invites the Committee of Ministers to take into account, during its regular monitoring, the recommendations made to the Serbian authorities in the aforementioned resolution, and bear them in mind in the context of the forthcoming cycle of monitoring under the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (ETS No. 157).
2. The Assembly also recommends that the Committee of Ministers and the Serbian authorities consider launching new targeted assistance programmes to support the development of concrete plans of action to promote a spirit of tolerance and intercultural dialogue, and in particular to build the confidence of the minorities in state institutions and to combat prejudices against minorities that may persist within law enforcement agencies and the judiciary.
1. Assembly debate on 1 October 2008 (33rd Sitting) (see Doc. 11528, report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, rapporteur: Mr Herrmann). Text adopted by the Assembly on 1 October 2008 (33rd Sitting).