CAHROM thematic report on Roma Women (excerpts), 2014

V. CONCLUSIONS, LESSONS LEARNT AND GOOD PRACTICES IDENTIFIED 5.1 Conclusions and lessons learnt 5.1Conclusions as regards the preparation and organisation of the thematic visit Positive aspects: An official invitation letter and a draft agenda were sent on time; The possibility was given to the CAHROM Secretariat and to partner countries’ experts to provide comments on … Continue reading "CAHROM thematic report on Roma Women (excerpts), 2014"

CEDAW Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts), 2014

[..] B.Positive aspects [..] 6.The Committee welcomes the fact that, in the period since the consideration of the previous reports, the State party has ratified or acceded to the following international instruments: [..] (d)1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, in 2013. C.Principal areas of concern and recommendations [..] Participation in political and public life … Continue reading "CEDAW Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts), 2014"

Resolution on Violations of Helsinki Principles by Russia (excerpt), 2014

[..] The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly: [..] 20. Demands that the Russian Federation [..] cease its subversive activities within the ethnic Russian populations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania; [..] Document data: June-July 2014. Link: https://www.oscepa.org/documents/annual-sessions/2014-baku/declaration-2/2540-2014-baku-declaration-eng/file Also available in Russian and other languages https://www.oscepa.org/documents/annual-sessions/2014-baku/declaration-2

CESCR Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on integration), 2014

[..] C. Principal subjects of concerns and recommendations [..] Social exclusion of and discrimination against Roma 7. The Committee remains concerned at the lack of progress achieved in addressing the social exclusion of Roma and discrimination against Roma in the enjoyment of their rights under the Covenant, particularly in the areas of housing, health, employment … Continue reading "CESCR Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on integration), 2014"

CESCR Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on Roma), 2014

[..] C. Principal subjects of concerns and recommendations [..] Social exclusion of and discrimination against Roma 7. The Committee remains concerned at the lack of progress achieved in addressing the social exclusion of Roma and discrimination against Roma in the enjoyment of their rights under the Covenant, particularly in the areas of housing, health, employment … Continue reading "CESCR Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on Roma), 2014"

CESCR Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on education & other language issues), 2014

[..] B. Positive aspects [..] 5. The Committee notes with appreciation the measures taken by the State party to promote the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights, including: (a) The adoption of the 2008 Law on Equal Treatment, which expanded the list of prohibited grounds for discrimination by six additional grounds and now includes … Continue reading "CESCR Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on education & other language issues), 2014"