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

9 men and 2 women teams from the Slavic minorities at EUROPEADA 2024


The excitement is high: in a week's time, the European Football Championships for indigenous minorities EUROPEADA 2024 "Between the Seas" will begin in North and South Schleswig, in the German-Danish border region.


Election Checkstones of FUEN


Preceding the European Parliament Elections on 6-9th June 2024, FUEN invites political parties and their candidates to find solutions to our concerns at the European level and draw attention to the situation of autochthonous national minorities and language communities. For the minorities to know the position of their different candidates regarding minority-related issues, we asked them to answer a few questions.


Testpiel und Nominierung des Kaders des SERBSKE MUSTWO - der sorbischen Fussball-Frauenauswahl


Heute präsentierte sich der – für die Europeada 2024 – nominierte Kader der Frauenauswahl des SERBSKE MUSTWO. Zum Testspiel traf man sich gegen die Frauenmannschaft aus Thonberg im Stadion des Sokoł Ralbicy/Hórka.


We mourn the loss of Ilse Johanna Christiansen


It is with great dismay and deep sorrow that we bid farewell to our dear friend and companion Ilse Johanna Christiansen, who passed away on 15 May 2024. As a member of the Frisian ethnic group in Germany, Ilse Johanna was an indispensable part of the FUEN family for decades, a hands-on optimist who worked tirelessly for the interests of minorities in Europe. Her untimely and unexpected death is a bitter loss for us all.


The Macedonian Association "Ilinden"-Tirana Marks Nine Years as a Full Member of the FUEN


Nine years ago, the Macedonian Association "Ilinden"-Tirana was admitted into the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN), which is the largest minority organization in Europe. The Macedonian Association "Ilinden"-Tirana was the first minority organization from the Republic of Albania to become a full member of the FUEN. Read the full press release here.


Slovenska Skupnost - SSk party of the Slovenian minority in Italy runs in EU elections on the SVP list


The Slovenian Community Party (SSk), also a member of FUEN, is running again in the European elections in Italy, this time with Števerjan's mayor Franko Padovan on the list of the South Tyrolean People's Party (SVP). SSK President Damijan Terpin emphasizes the long-standing and very successful cooperation with the SVP.


FUEN Congress 2024 will take place in Husum/Hüsem


The 68th Annual Congress of the Federal Union of European Nationalities is just around the corner! This time, the largest meeting of autochthonous national minorities, nationalities and language groups in Europe will take place from 19 – 22 September 2024 in Husum/Hüsem (Germany).


Happy Holidays and a joyful 2024!


The AGSM and FUEN wish you happy and healthy holidays and joyful 2024! Read further wishes in slavic languages.


AGSM brochure in English language


The AGSM brochure was translated into English in 2023, making it the sixth language. In this way, the Slavic minorities and the AGSM would like to reach an even broader audience, as well as partners and institutions. Have fun while reading!


Kärntner SlowenInnen reichten eine gemeinsame Petition beim Petitionsausschuss des EU-Parlaments ein


Anfang November haben die Obmänner aller Vertretungsorganisationen der Kärntner Slowen:innen sowie der ENOTNA LISTA eine gemeinsame Petition an den Petitionsausschuss des Europäischen Parlaments (PETI) in Brüssel zur mangelnden Umsetzung der Minderheitenrechte und der Verletzung der Rechtsstaatlichkeit in Österreich eingereicht. Mit dieser Petition machen wir gemeinsam auf die unzureichende Umsetzung der Minderheitenrechte in Österreich aufmerksam, insbesondere in Bezug auf die slowenische Volksgruppe in Kärnten.


AGSM members


AGSM members