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Association: are there restrictions of the of the freedom of peaceful assembly, and freedom of association for minorities

Key Area:
Public Life, Culture, Sport & Media
Discrimination, Equality
19/01/2012 - 22:13
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Qualitative Info

There are no restrictions of freedom of association or peaceful assemby of minorities in Slovenia. According to a study which included data provided by the register of associations hold by the Ministry of Interior, there are around 80 associations  on local level established by minority communities in Slovenia (Italian, Hungarian, Roma, Gersman speaking, Albanian, Bosniak, Croatian, Macedonian, Montenegrin and Serbian minority). They mostly work in the field of culture. On national level they are in case of Italian and Hungarian minorities organised in "self-governing national communities" and in the case of other minorities in national associations (national associations of local cultural associations).


Raziskava "Položaj in status pripadnikov narodov nekdanje Jugoslavije v Sloveniji" (Research on the situation and the status of the member of nations of former Yugoslavia in Slovenia), ed. Vera Kržišnik Bukić, 2003, Date of access: 19.1.2012.

Groups affected/interested National minorities
Type (R/D)
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Culture, Political participation
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