OHCHR Summary of stakeholders’ information for UPR 2nd round on Latvia (excerpts), 2015

The present report is a summary of 7 stakeholders’ submissions1 to the universal periodic review. It follows the general guidelines adopted by the Human Rights Council in its decision 17/119. It does not contain any opinions, views or suggestions on the part of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), nor any judgement or determination … Continue reading "OHCHR Summary of stakeholders’ information for UPR 2nd round on Latvia (excerpts), 2015"

ECRI 4th report on Latvia (excerpt on ratifications), 2011

4. ECRI reiterates its recommendation that Latvia sign and/or ratify the following international instruments: Protocol No. 12 to the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Social Charter (Revised), the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, the European Convention on Nationality, the Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level and the International Convention … Continue reading "ECRI 4th report on Latvia (excerpt on ratifications), 2011"

CLRA Recommendation 317 “Local and regional democracy in Latvia” (excerpts), 2011

4. The Congress notes with concern that: (..) f. in spite of the efforts made by the Latvian authorities to promote social cohesion, there are still restrictions on the participation in public affairs of non-citizens who identify with a national minority, including the failure to allow them to vote in local elections. 5. The Congress recommends that the Committee … Continue reading "CLRA Recommendation 317 “Local and regional democracy in Latvia” (excerpts), 2011"

OHCHR Summary of stakeholders’ information for UPR 1st round on Latvia (excerpts), 2011

The present report is a summary of 6 stakeholders’ submissions1 to the universal periodic review. It follows the structure of the general guidelines adopted by the Human Rights Council. It does not contain any opinions, views or suggestions on the part of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), nor any judgement or determination in … Continue reading "OHCHR Summary of stakeholders’ information for UPR 1st round on Latvia (excerpts), 2011"

CLRA Recommendation 257 “Local democracy in Latvia”, 2008

Recommendation 257 (2008)1 Local democracy in Latvia: the participation of non-citizens in public and political life at local level The Congress, bearing in mind the proposal of the Chamber of Local Authorities: 1. Refers to Article 2, paragraph 1.b, of Statutory Resolution (2000) 1 of the Congress, which provides that one of the objectives of the Congress is … Continue reading "CLRA Recommendation 257 “Local democracy in Latvia”, 2008"