To supplement the law with a Section 5.1, to read as follows: “Section 5.1. The Language of the Pre-election Campaign The pre-election campaigning, the expenses for placement of which fall under expenses subject to restrictions for the amount of pre-election campaign expenses, as provided by law, shall be made in the official language only.” To … Continue reading "Draft amendment to the Pre-election Campaign Law, 2020"
Section 1. Terms Used in this Law The following terms are used in this Law: 1) an international school – an educational institution founded by a natural or legal person and registered in the Republic of Latvia, which implements in the Republic of Latvia an educational programme recognised by an other member state of the … Continue reading "The Law on International Schools (excerpt), 2020"
18. 3. [..] The Constitutional Court concludes that it follows from the letters of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Special Rapporteurs that those United Nations bodies did not have available, when elaborating those letters, a full information about the scope of the Regulation No. 716, which is being clarified in the … Continue reading "Constitutional Court judgment on kindergartens (excerpts), 2020"
To supplement Section 21 of the law with a new Paragraph 2 reading as follows (the existing text of the Section being considered to be Paragraph 1): (2) A municipality has a duty to ensure an opportunity to acquire pre-schooleducation programmes in the official language in all the pre-schooleducational institutions subordinated thereto. Document data: The … Continue reading "Amendments to the General Education Law (excerpt), 2020"
Vladimir BUZAYEV Legal and social situation of the Russian-speaking minority in Latvia. Riga: Averti-R, 2014 http://www.russkije.lv/files/images/text/PDF_Files/Legal-and-social-situation.pdf (also available, in a different version, in French and Russian) Roma in Latvia. Research report 2015 – Society Integration Foundation – http://oldweb.km.lv/lv/doc/nozaru/integracija/Romi/romi_latvija_petijums_ENG.pdf Language situation in Latvia: 2010–2015 A sociolinguistic study. Scientific Editor: L. Lauze. Editor-in-Chief: G. Kļava. Rīga: LVA, … Continue reading "Links to English-language studies & policy documents"