2. The Committee notes that, in July 1999, the Government adopted but did not promulgate a State Language Act requiring the use of the Latvian language in employment-related activities that would extend not only to the public service, but also to private enterprise and self-employment. The Act was to be considered for revision in December … Continue reading "CEACR Direct Request to Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111 (excerpt), 1999"
In examining the Government’s report on the application of the Convention, the Committee has noted that a State Language Act was adopted in July 1999, but has not been promulgated. The Committee expresses concern that this Act, if it enters into force, might have a discriminatory effect on the employment or work of the large … Continue reading "CEACR Observation on Latvia under ILO Convention No. 111, 1999"
The General Assembly, Guided by the principles embodied in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenants on Human Rights, Reaffirming that all member States have an obligation to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms for all and to fulfil the obligations they have undertaken under the … Continue reading "Situation of human rights in Estonia and Latvia"