1. Discrimination based on national extraction. The Committee notes that the Government’s report does not contain any information in reply to its previous comments concerning the application of the State Language Law and its implementing regulations with regard to access to employment and occupation, and the need to promote equal employment opportunities for all ethnic and linguistic … Continue reading "CEACR Observation on Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2006"
73.The Committee is concerned about the fact that insufficient information was provided on the situation of minority women, particularly from the Russian-speaking minority, and on that of older women. 74. The Committee calls upon the State party to provide, in its next periodic report, a comprehensive picture of the situation of minority women, including data … Continue reading "CEDAW concluding comments on Latvia (excerpt), 2004"
C. Subjects of concern 6. The Committee expresses concern about the following: (..) (i) The number of persons who lost their legal status as citizens or “non-citizens” and became “illegal” after having temporarily left the country; D. Recommendations 7. The Committee recommends that the State party: (..) (j) Continue to facilitate the integration and naturalization of “non-citizens”; … Continue reading "CAT Concluding observations on Latvia (excerpts), 2004"
(..) 2. Discrimination on the grounds of national extraction. The Committee regrets that the Government has not provided any information in reply to the Committee’s previous observation in which it had expressed concern over certain provisions of the State Language Act, 1999, which might have a discriminatory effect on the employment or work of the … Continue reading "CEACR Observation on Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 2004"
B. Positive aspects (..) 4. The Committee welcomes (..) amendments to the election law, removing the language requirement to stand for election and to legislation on trafficking in human beings. The Committee also welcomes the creation of the National Programme for Integration of Society in Latvia and the Society Integration Fund. (..) C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations … Continue reading "HRC Concluding observations on Latvia (excerpts), 2003"