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State of the World's Minorities 2006 - Poland

Publisher Minority Rights Group International
Publication Date 22 December 2005
Cite as Minority Rights Group International, State of the World's Minorities 2006 - Poland, 22 December 2005, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/48abdd8c2d.html [accessed 3 September 2014]
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Poland has made efforts to support national minorities and their cultures, including through certain sectoral legislative provisions in such fields as the educational and electoral systems, and through the August 2003 adoption of the Programme for the Roma Community. Efforts have also been made to solve the issues linked to monuments and cemeteries affecting many national minorities, including Germans, Jews, Karaites, Lemks and Ukrainians. National minorities, including the Armenians, Belarusians, Russians, Slovaks and Ukrainians, have made demands for the establishment and support for cultural centres, museums and libraries.

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