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A set of High Commissioner on National Minorities Recommendations on the education rights of national minorities.

Based on the experience of the OSCE HCNM and the advice of internationally recognized experts, these Recommendations seek to provide guidance to OSCE participating States on how best to ensure the education rights of national minorities within their borders. They cover the spirit of international instruments, measures and resources, decentralization and participation, public and private institutions, minority education at primary and secondary levels, minority education in vocational schools, minority education at the tertiary level and curriculum development. The Recommendations are accompanied by a set of explanatory notes.


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