3. RACISM, XENOPHOBIA AND RELATED INTOLERANCE [..] 3.1. RACISM REMAINS A PERSISTENT PROBLEM [..] 3.1.1. EU action against antisemitism [..] FRA ACTIVITY Providing evidence to support efforts to counter antisemitism [..] The second report is FRA’s annual overview of the most recentofficial and unofficial figures on antisemitic incidents across the EU.It highlights that EU Member … Continue reading "Fundamental Rights Report 2020 (excerpts), 2020"
Lithuania [..] In May 2019, the court sentenced the deputy of Klaipeda City Council Vyacheslav Titov representing the interests of Russian-speaking voters to pay a fine of 12,000 euros for statements in 2018 against glorification of one of the leaders of Forest Brothers Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, considering them “insult to his memory”, “incitement of discord” and … Continue reading "Human Rights situation in certain countries (excerpts), 2020"
E.Principal areas of concern and recommendations [..] Participation in political and public life [..] 29. Reiterating its previous recommendations ( CEDAW/C/LTU/CO/5 , para. 29), the Committee recommends that the State party strengthen its efforts to increase the representation of women in political life and adopt temporary special measures, including quotas for female candidates of political … Continue reading "CEDAW Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts), 2019"
I. SUBSTANTIVE POLICY AREAS [..] 1. EDUCATION [..] 1.1. Focus of measures [..] Distribution of education measures by relevance to the respective sub-areas of the Council Recommendation Thematic sub-area MS Fight early school-leaving AT, BE, BG, CY, ES, EL, HU, HR, IT, LV, LT, LU, NL, PT, RO, SE, SK, UK Consider the needs of … Continue reading "Report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies (excerpts), 2019"
C.Concerns and recommendations Statistics 5.The Committee is concerned about the lack of statistics on the enjoyment of economic and social rights by persons belonging to different ethnic groups and of different national origins (art. 2). 6. The Committee recommends that the State party collect statistics on the social and economic situation of persons belonging to … Continue reading "CERD Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on education and employment), 2019"
First, we shall provide relevant parts of the table 22, “Number of schools”, from Lithuania’s fourth report under the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (ACFC/SR/IV(2017)004; https://rm.coe.int/16806f826c pp. 76-77) School year 2010/2011 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016* Total 1,321 1,242 1,208 1,200 1,193 Schools with onelanguage ofinstruction Russian 36 31 32 33 33 Polish … Continue reading "Number of minority schools in Lithuania (compilation), 2010-2018"