Report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies (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"

CERD Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on education and employment), 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"

FCNM Advisory Committee 4th opinion on Lithuania (excerpts on Roma and employment), 2018

Summary [..] Some progress has been made in the socio-economic inclusion of Roma. The government’s “Action plan for Roma integration into Lithuanian society 2015-2020” and Vilnius municipality’s “Programme for Social Integration of the Community of the Vilnius (Kirtimai) Roma Settlement” have started to yield results. The implementation of these plans will require careful monitoring, effective … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 4th opinion on Lithuania (excerpts on Roma and employment), 2018"

CAHROM thematic report on Roma mediation (excerpts), 2017

CAHROM THEMATIC VISIT ON ROMA MEDIATION (WITH A FOCUS ON SCHOOL MEDIATORS/ASSISTANTS) FOLLOWING THE THEMATIC VISIT TO VILNIUS AND PANĖŽEVIS, LITHUANIA, 25-27 APRIL 2017 FINAL THEMATIC REPORT [..] III. ROMA MEDIATION LEGISLATIVE AND POLICY FRAMEWORK AND PRACTICES 3.1 Lithuania Since 2000, three programmes for Roma integration have been implemented in Lithuania. The means of the … Continue reading "CAHROM thematic report on Roma mediation (excerpts), 2017"

Recommendations by Venezuela to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016

Accepted by Lithuania –  100.159 Continue strengthening the comprehensive initiatives on education in favour of migrants, ethnic minorities, women and children, in particular those from Roma communities (Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela); Accepted by Lithuania –  100.162 Continue implementing the Plan for the Integration of the Roma, through which the Ministry of Social Security provides labour market insertion … Continue reading "Recommendations by Venezuela to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016"

Recommendations by Russia to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016

Rejected by Lithuania – 100.58 Eliminate discrimination on the basis of language in the areas of education and employment (Russian Federation); Accepted by Lithuania – 100.133 Ensure freedom of opinion and expression in line with the international obligations of Lithuania (Russian Federation); Accepted by Lithuania – 100.155 Adopt an appropriate law on national minorities (Russian … Continue reading "Recommendations by Russia to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016"