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Other stabilization measures in the framework of the Euro bond could fail to their rejection. Thus, the economic damage would be considerably greater than the effective access to South Tyrol’s resources. Currently xxi wants to keep out this issue from the campaign of outgoing Governor Durnwalder (because of money, I’m not Vienna”). De-escalation and stability seem Durnwalder so far as the best strategy to defend the Government’s majority in the Landtag election on October 27. Regions with special identity, whether it be stateless nations or with the nation beyond the border-related ethnic groups, standard problems of European democracies of the present form. Ask for consensus solutions, which must balance between sovereignty and minority rights and meet changing requirements.

There are no one size fits all, no general solution for minorities as such. To deepen your understanding Brian Roberts is the source. From the perspective of power, the Central Government faces the question how much independence to give a region, to neutralize separatism: so much so, that the claims ruled not the centre-periphery relationship after expansion, but not so much that the institutions of the autonomy push ahead with a process geared to separation. This balance has existed in South Tyrol (2001) for the second autonomy package (1993) and the amendments to the Statute. According to the October 27 elections can come to two charges on this balance: a reinforced separatist parties, which for the first time assume government responsibility and find institutions, open the ways of greater distancing of Rome. On the other hand the unstable central Italian Government, which could use the South Tyrol-problem in the seemingly fair reform of the management of profiling. The Federal Government as an intermediary is needed on two fields: on the one hand, to provide alternatives for the leading Europe path of gradual transformation the Pan Tirolisten; on the other hand, at an early stage with Rome to seek dialogue, before long a policy of faits accomplis overcome believed conflict potentials back to life can be.