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"

CESCR Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on anti-discrimination law & international law), 2014

[..] B.Positive aspects [..] 4. The Committee also welcomes the ratification by the State party of the following international instruments: (a) Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, in 2013; [..] 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) … Continue reading "CESCR Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on anti-discrimination law & international law), 2014"