The previous version of the Law On Institutions of Higher Education (our highlighting added) The version as amended in June 2018 (our highlighting added) Section 56. Regulation of Studies Section 56. Regulation of Studies (..) (..) (3) The study programmes of State-founded institutions of higher education shall be implemented in the official language. The use … Continue reading "Amendments to the Law On Institutions of Higher Education (excerpts), 2018"
The previous Education Law version After the amendments of March, 2018 Section 9. Language of Acquisition of Education Section 9. Language of Acquisition of Education (1) Education shall be acquired in the official language in education institutions belonging to the State, local government and state-owned institutions of higher education. (1) Education shall be acquired in … Continue reading "Amendments to the Education Law (excerpts), 2018"
Section 41.1 Conclusion of a Contract of Employment with an Employee, whose Knowledge of the Official Language is Inadequate to Fulfil Professional and Work Duties thereof and Who has not Produced the Document Provided for in Regulatory Enactments that Certifies Knowledge of the Official Language In the case of a conclusion of a contract of employment … Continue reading "Latvian Administrative Violations Code provisions on language (excerpts), adopted 1992, amended 2014"
In 1998, false information is being disseminated in the global mass media, as well as to the foreign governments and international organisations, stating that Latvian legionnaires who fought in the German armed forces against the USSR in World War II were supporters of Hitler’s regime. In the name of historical truth and to honour the … Continue reading "Declaration on Latvian Legionnaires in World War II, 1998"
Republic of Latvia Supreme Council resolution “On the renewal of Republic of Latvia citizens’ rights and fundamental principles of naturalization” Although the Republic of Latvia was occupied on June 17, 1940 and the state lost its sovereign power, the aggregate body of Republic of Latvia citizens, in accordance with the Republic of Latvia “Law about … Continue reading "Resolution “On the renewal of Republic of Latvia citizens’ rights and fundamental principles of naturalization”, 1991"