CERD Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on international law), 2019

B.Positive aspects [..] 4.The Committee welcomes the ratification by the State party of the amendment to article 8 (6) of the Convention, on 12 January 2017. [..] C.Concerns and recommendations [..] Reparations for victims of racially motivated crimes [..] 16. Noting that the State party is in the process of amending its legislation relating to … Continue reading "CERD Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on international law), 2019"

ODIHR Election Assessment Mission Final Report (excerpts), 2017

VIII. CANDIDATE REGISTRATION Eligible voters of at least 25 years of age on election day with registered residence in the country may stand for election. A number of restrictions on candidacy are imposed. Judges, active and alternative military personnel who have not retired from the service, officials of statutory institutions and establishments, individuals who have … Continue reading "ODIHR Election Assessment Mission Final Report (excerpts), 2017"

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

Rejected by Lithuania – 100.22 Ratify the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (Croatia); Accepted by Lithuania – 100.151 Adopt a coherent legal framework for the protection of persons belonging to national minorities (Croatia); Accepted by Lithuania – 100.152 Work towards the socioeconomic betterment of people from ethnic minority backgrounds (Croatia); Document data: the … Continue reading "Recommendations by Croatia to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016"

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

Rejected by Lithuania – 100.12 Consider ratifying the Convention against Discrimination in Education (Albania); Accepted by Lithuania – 100.56 Fight all forms of racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism and ensure that tolerance and intercultural understanding are promoted and conveyed to the public, including by political figures, and develop, in close consultation with national minority representatives, a … Continue reading "Recommendations by Albania to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016"

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

Rejected by Lithuania – 100.21 Sign, ratify and implement the provisions of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (Poland); Rejected by Lithuania – 100.143 Provide proper conditions and financial means for minority language schools within the framework of the education reform without compromising the general quality of education; also in this context, adopt … Continue reading "Recommendations by Poland to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016"

Recommendation by Iraq to Lithuania: UPR 2nd round, 2016

Rejected by Lithuania –  100.14 Accede to the Convention against Discrimination in Education (Iraq); Document data: the list of recommendations is contained in the Report of the Working group (A/HRC/34/9), Lithuania’s attitude in its Addendum 1 (A/HRC/34/9/Add.1) Link: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/LTIndex.aspxAlso available in the other UN official languages