The number of European citizens supporting the European Citizens' Initiative “Minority SafePack –one million signatures for diversity in Europe” by far exceeded the goal of collecting one million signatures.

The Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative had collected more than 1.2 million signatures. The goal of the Minority Safepack initiative is to have a legislative framework for protecting the cultural and linguistic rights of indigenous minorities in Europe including Hungarians living outside Hungary. According to the official website of the initiative, almost 50% of the total number of signatures (569.813) was collected in Hungary and 25% of the statements of support (303.695) was signed in Romania.

The Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy welcomes the news about the success of the “Minority SafePack” initiative. We would like to thank every European citizen who made the first and most important step for the recognition and protection of European national minorities and language groups. Hopefully we will be able to present further achievements in the future.