FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on media), 2018

II. ARTICLE-BY-ARTICLE FINDINGS (..) Article 9 of the Framework Convention Minority languages and participation of minorities in the media Recommendations from the two previous cycles of monitoring 108. The Advisory Committee welcomed the opportunities granted to persons belonging to national minorities to access audio-visual media in their minority languages, both in the public and private … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on media), 2018"

FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on placenames), 2018

II. ARTICLE-BY-ARTICLE FINDINGS (..) Article 11 of the Framework Convention (..) Use of minority languages in local topographical indications and private signs Recommendations from the two previous cycles of monitoring 128. The Advisory Committee called on the authorities to bring their legislative framework into line with Article 11 of the Framework Convention and to facilitate … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on placenames), 2018"

FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on IDs & names), 2018

II. ARTICLE-BY-ARTICLE FINDINGS Article 3 of the Framework Convention (..) The right to free self-identification Recommendations from the two previous cycles of monitoring 40. The Advisory Committee called on the authorities to review their legislative framework related to the indication of ethnic affiliation in personal identity documents and ensure that any such entry is made … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on IDs & names), 2018"

FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on culture), 2018

II. ARTICLE-BY-ARTICLE FINDINGS (..) Article 5 of the Framework Convention Support for the preservation and development of the culture and identity of persons belonging to national minorities Recommendations from the two previous cycles of monitoring 60. The Advisory Committee called on the authorities to enhance their support for cultural activities and projects aimed at preserving … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpts on culture), 2018"

FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpt on employment), 2018

II. ARTICLE-BY-ARTICLE FINDINGS Article 4 of the Framework Convention Protection against discrimination (..) Present situation (..) 48. In this context the Advisory Committee further notes that language requirements are applied to virtually all professions and positions included in the classification of professions listed in appendices to the “Regulation of the Level of Proficiency in the … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 3rd opinion on Latvia (excerpt on employment), 2018"