CEDAW Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts), 2019

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"

FCNM Advisory Committee 4th opinion on Lithuania (excerpts on citizenship, children & gender), 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 citizenship, children & gender), 2018"

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"