EP Culture and education committee letter to Latvia, 2019

Committee on Culture and Education The Chair D 303450 01.03.2019 Mr Krišjānis Kariņš Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia Brīvības bulvāris 36, Rīga LV-1520 IPOL-COM-CULT D (2019) 8190 Honourable Mr. Prime Minister The European Parliament received several petitions reporting on the changes introduced by your Government to the Education Law and Law on the … Continue reading "EP Culture and education committee letter to Latvia, 2019"

EP resolution on the rise of neo-fascist violence in Europe (excerpt), 2018

The European Parliament, (..) AC. whereas every year on 16 March thousands of people gather in Riga for Latvian Legion Day to honour Latvians who served in the Waffen-SS; (..) Document data: P8_TA(2018)0428, 25.10.2018 Also available in Latvian Link: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P8-TA-2018-0428+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN

EP resolution on the deliberations of the Committee on Petitions during the year 2016 (excerpt), 2017

The European Parliament (..) 32. Regrets that no significant progress has been made in the case concerning the electoral rights of non-citizens in Estonia and Latvia, following petition No 0747/2016; stresses that any unnecessary delays may cause distrust in the European institutions; Document data: adopted 14.12.2017; P8_TA(2017)0502 Also available in Latvian Link: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P8-TA-2017-0502+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN

EP resolution on the deliberations of the Committee on Petitions in 2008 (excerpt), 2009

The European Parliament (..) 15. Is concerned by the large number of petitions received by the Committee on Petitions seeking voting rights for resident ‘non’-citizens of Latvia in local elections; recalls that the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, … Continue reading "EP resolution on the deliberations of the Committee on Petitions in 2008 (excerpt), 2009"

Multilingualism: Between Policy Objectives and Implementation (excerpt), 2008

[..] Table 11: Action Plan Good Practice Examples [..] [..] Country 3 Building a language friendly environment [..] [..] Latvia Dialogi.lv (http://www.dialogi.lv/article.php?id=2688&t=0&rub=0&la=3) Latvian-Russian bilingual web portal promoting intercultural awareness [..] [..] Document data: IP/B/CULT/IC/2007-100 Published: 2008, not earlier than in September. Link: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/etudes/join/2008/408495/IPOL-CULT_ET(2008)408495_EN.pdf The opinions expressed in the document are the sole responsibility of the … Continue reading "Multilingualism: Between Policy Objectives and Implementation (excerpt), 2008"