16. While taking note of the State party’s statement dealing with the historical circumstances leading to the Constitutional protection of the Latvian language, the Committee is concerned at the reports that the current language policies discriminate against ethnic minorities in the fields of education and employment, public and political life and access to services. In … Continue reading "Concluding observations on Latvia (excerpt on education) CERD, 2018"
Statistics 6. The Committee remains concerned about the lack of statistics on the enjoyment of economic and social rights by persons belonging to various ethnic groups. The Committee is also concerned about the lack of statistics on the representation of ethnic minorities in political life and the limited public data on the ethnic composition of the prison population (art. … Continue reading "Concluding observations on Latvia (excerpt on statistics) CERD, 2018"
1. The Committee considered the fourth and fifth periodic reports of Latvia (CERD/C/398/Add.2), which were due on 14 May 1999 and 2001 respectively, submitted as one document, as well as the additional information provided (CERD/C/398/Add.2 (Suppl.)), at its 1598th and 1599th meetings (CERD/C/SR.1598 and 1599), held on 13 and 14 August 2003. At its 1610th meeting (CERD/C/SR.1610), held on … Continue reading "CERD Concluding observations on Latvia, 2003"
1. The Committee considered the initial, second and third periodic reports of Latvia (CERD/C/309/Add.1) at its 1348th and 1349th meetings (see CERD/C/SR.1348 and 1349), on 11 and 12 August 1999. At its 1367th meeting (see CERD/C/SR.1367), on 23 August 1999, it adopted the following concluding observations. A. Introduction 2. The Committee welcomes the submission of the combined … Continue reading "CERD Concluding observations on Latvia, 1999"