Podcast: Francesco Palermo – national minorities, managing diversity and the threat of Europe’s “demographic winter”

In this podcast, Professor Francesco Palermo discusses national minorities, the management of growing and diverse populations and the looming threat of Europe’s demographic winter.

The former chair of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities says: “The models in Europe have not been really successful in managing the newcomers.

“The issue is whether, drawing from some of the positive lessons from the area of minority rights, something can also be applied to migrant issues. Traditional approaches have failed and have shown that they are flawed.”

Professor Palermo is taking part in today’s diversity and minority rights conference in Strasbourg.

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