Commissioner’s memorandum to Lithuania (excerpts on national minorities), 2007

[..] 5. NATIONAL MINORITIES 56. In his 2004 report, the first Commissioner noted that on the whole, minorities were integrated quite well into the everyday life of Lithuania. However, he raised a particular problem which could be considered as basis for discrimination, namely the issue of dual citizenship. According to article 18.2.2 of the Law … Continue reading "Commissioner’s memorandum to Lithuania (excerpts on national minorities), 2007"

Commissioner’s memorandum to Lithuania (excerpts on anti-discrimination and ratifications), 2007

3. EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND NON-DISCRIMINATION 33. In his 2004 report, the first Commissioner noted that Lithuania already had in place a body of legislation, which promoted gender equality and prohibited discrimination on the basis of gender. The Law on Equal Treatment, planned to come into force on 1 January 2005, prohibited direct and indirect discrimination … Continue reading "Commissioner’s memorandum to Lithuania (excerpts on anti-discrimination and ratifications), 2007"