Working Group of
Slavic minorities

Slavic Minorities
Slovanske manjšine
Mniejszości Slowiańskie
Славянские меньшинства
Slovanské menšiny
Slavenske manjine
Słowjańske mjeńšyny
Cловенски малцинства
Słowiańsczé miészëznë
Слов’янські меншини

Small communities also have our support: Molise Croats hosted the 24th AGSM Seminar


Last week, the small community of Croats in Molise, Italy, hosted the 24th Seminar of the Working Group of Slavic Minorities in FUEN (AGSM). Over 30 participants from seven countries, representing nine minority groups took part in the meeting which started on Friday, 1 October with the official opening. Antonio Sammartino, President of the host organisation Foundation Agostina Piccoli said they are very honored that such a small minority was chosen to become host of the event and thanked the participants for taking part in it, thus sending a strong sign of support to the community. FUEN Vice President and Speaker of AGSM Angelika Mlinar welcomed the participants, noting that FUEN support all its members in solidarity, regardless of the size of the community.


AGSM Seminar in the local TV-Channel


The local television station TLT News also reported on the 24th AGSM seminar in Molise. From 15:40 onwards you can see the contribution in Italian.


Representatives of the Slovenian minority elected to the municipal council of Trieste / Trst


After the local elections in Italy - also in some municipalities in which the Slovene ethnic group is resident - three Slovenes from the ranks of the Democratic Party will also sit on the Trieste municipal council. The Party of the Slovenian Community (SSk) will put the results to the test on Wednesday.


24th AGSM Seminar in Molise starts today


The 24th AGSM Seminar starts on Thursday, 30 September 2021 in Molise, Italy. The representatives of the Slavic minorities in Europe will be greeted at tonight’s informal opening by Antonio Sammartino, President of the host Foundation „Agostina Piccoli“ and Angelika Mlinar, FUEN Vice President and AGSM Spokesperson.


24th Seminar of Slavic Minorities 2021 will take place in Molise, Italy


After having to cancel it last year, we are pleased to inform you that the 24th Seminar of Slavic Minorities in Europe will take place from 30 September to 03 October 2021 in Molise, Italy at the Croatian minority. It will be organised together with our member organisation "Foundation Agostina Piccoli". Further details and registration information will follow. For now, we would like to ask you to mark the date, check your email inboxes regularly and look at our AGSM homepage for more information.


Petar Tyran honored with the Silver Medal of Honor of Burgenland


The Burgenland-Croatian journalist and editor-in-chief of the Croatian weekly newspaper Hrvatske Novine was awarded the "Silver Medal of Burgenland" in recognition of his services to the Croatian ethnic minority in Burgenland.


AGSM Seminar 2021 will take place in Molise, Italy


The 24th Seminar of Slavic Minorities in Europe will take place from 30 September to 03 October 2021 at the Croatian Minority in Molise. It will be organised together with the "Agostina Piccoli" Foundation.


Radio Show about the Project of Zavod Burja


Here you can listen to the radio show "Sami Naši" about the Zavod Burja project in Slovenian from minute 8-14. AGSM coordinator Matic Germovšek Ž. was also present at the project presentation and can be heard in the contribution. 


Zavod Burja presents project results and was visited by AGSM Coordinator


On Monday, May 31st, the Burja Institute from Rimske Toplice, Slovenia hosted the third and last multiplicative event of the Minority Youth Library project (Manjšinska mladinoteka). The event was organized on the premises of the OC-cinema in Laško and was visited by the AGSM coordinator Matic Germovšek Ž. "Zavod Burja" unites Croatian, Serbian and Bosnian (ex-Yugoslav) minorities in Slovenia and has also been cooperating with the AGSM since 2018.


Minister Jaklitsch visits Trieste / Trst


Helena Jaklitsch, Minister of the Republic of Slovenia for Slovenes Abroad, met with Mayor Robert Dipiazzo in Trieste on Monday. The focus was on three topics: visible bilingualism, school issues and the return of the Narodni dom.


AGSM members


AGSM members