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Helsinki Summit Decisions

The Helsinki Summit Decisions were approved by Heads of State or Government of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on 10 July 1992.
    The participating states...
    25. Will continue through unilateral, bilateral and multilateral efforts to explore further avenues for more effective implementation of their relevant CSCE commitments, including those related to the protection and the creation of conditions for the promotion of the ethnic, cultural, linguistic and religious identity of national minorities;
    37. Will encourage the creation of conditions to foster greater harmony in relations between migrant workers and the rest of the society of the participating state in which they lawfully reside. To this end, they will seek to offer, inter alia, measures to facilitate the familiarisation of migrant workers and their families with the languages and social life of the respective participating state in which they lawfully reside so as to enable them to participate in the life of the society of the host country;

The full text version of the Helsinki Summit Decisions can be found on the Internet site of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.


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