Commissioner’s report on visit to Lithuania (excerpt on Roma), 2017

[..] 2 RIGHTS OF CHILDREN [..] 2.4 INCLUSIVE EDUCATION [..] 91. As regards the situation of Roma children, the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance in its 2016 report on Lithuania recommended to “scale up the support for Roma education activities and aim at raising the level of enrolment of Roma children in pre-school education … Continue reading "Commissioner’s report on visit to Lithuania (excerpt on Roma), 2017"

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"