All Party Notices

7 November 2011
APN 45 – 11/15

British-Irish Council Indigenous, Minority And Lesser-Used Languages Ministerial Meeting

The Speaker received notification from the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in accordance with section 52A (1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (as amended), that a meeting of the British-Irish Council Indigenous, Minority and Lesser-used Languages sectoral format will be held in Gweedore, Co. Donegal, on 11 November 2011.

The following Executive Ministers will be in attendance:

Minister Ní Chuilín; and Junior Minister Bell MLA.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

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Indigenous, Minority and Lesser-Used Languages Working Stream
Ministerial Meeting, 11 November 2011

Ostán na Cúirte, Gaoth Dobhar, Ireland

Agenda

  1. Welcome by the Chair – Leighton Andrews AM (Wales)
  2. Welcome by Minister Dinny McGinley T.D (Host Minister)
  3. Update on developments since the 2006 Galway Ministerial meeting
  4. Discussion on the Paper titled “Good Practice endorsed by Ministers following the Belfast conference on Promoting Language and Culture within Minority Language Communities 19-20 October 2010”
  5. Update on the Indigenous, Minority and Lesser-Used Languages workstream and discussion on the workstream’s future work programme
  6. Discussion on the Paper titled “Good practice endorsed by Ministers following the Belfast conference on Promoting Language and Culture within Minority Language Communities 19-20 October 2010”
  7. Verbal report and discussion the BIC/Network for the Promotion of Linguistic Diversity (NPLD) Youth seminar (Merion Prys Jones – NPLD and Workstream Chair)
  8. Draft Communiqué

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