Rusyns in International Organizations

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) based in The Hague, Netherlands, with a coordination office in Tartu, Estonia, has one Rusyn member: Rusyn'ska Obroda (Slovakia)

European Federation of Maisons de Pays (EFMP) based in Antibes, France, has three Rusyn members: Rusyn’ska Obroda (Slovakia); Ruska Matka (Serbia); Carpatho-Rusyn Society (Ukraine)

Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) based in Flensburg, Germany, has two Rusyn members, Carpatho-Rusyn Society (Ukraine) and Lemko Union (Poland; Ukrainian-oriented). See also, FUEN report on 2000 study visit to Ukraine; Resolution 2001/08; and Resolution 2002/08 and Address by Julijan Tamaš to FUEN 2002 Congress, Subotica, Yugoslavia

Youth of European Nationalities (YEN) has no Rusyn members.

European Bureau of Lesser Used Languages (EBLUL) based in Dublin, Ireland, has not focused on Rusyns, but its member organization the Polish Bureau for Lesser Used Languages (PolBLUL) based in Warsaw, Poland, has two Rusyn members: Lemko Association (Poland) and Lemko Union (Poland; Ukrainian-oriented). See also, Nasze Slowo on the founding of PolBLUL. There is no data currently about Rusyn participation in the Czech, Hungarian or Slovak national Bureaux for Lesser Used Languages. Eurolang is the media arm of EBLUL, and Mercator is also aligned with it.

Højskolen Østersøen (HO) based in Aabenraa, Denmark, has had participation by a Ukrainian-oriented Rusyn from Poland and four Rusyns from Rusyn'ska Obroda (Slovakia).

Organization for European Minorities (OEM) based in Kemper/Quimper, France, has three information pages about the Rusyns: Ruthenians, Ruthenians in Hungary, Ruthenians in Serbia. Additional information has been submitted but was never posted.

European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) based in Flensburg, Germany, has included the Rusyns in the following publications: Interethnic Relations in Trancarpathia conference (1998); Ethnic Violence in Vojvodina: Glitch or Harbinger of Conflicts to Come? (2006); and Majority–minority Relations in Ukraine (2006)

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