CERD Concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpts on citizenship and statistics), 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 citizenship and statistics), 2019"

Number of minority schools in Lithuania (compilation), 2010-2018

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"

FCNM Advisory Committee 4th opinion on Lithuania (excerpts on statistics & interstate relations), 2018

I. Key findings [..] General overview of the current situation 4. [..] Overall, the Advisory Committee considers that soon 30 years after Lithuania’s renewed independence, national minority policy is at a crossroads. Success in granting the above-mentioned language rights and in conducting education reform at a pace adapted to the needs of persons belonging to … Continue reading "FCNM Advisory Committee 4th opinion on Lithuania (excerpts on statistics & interstate relations), 2018"

CRC concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpt on statistics), 2013

[..] III.Main areas of concern and recommendations A.General measures of implementation (arts. 4, 42 and 44 (6) of the Convention) The Committee’s previous recommendations [..] 7. The Committee urges the State party to take all necessary measures to address those recommendations from the concluding observations (CRC/C/ LTU / CO/2 ) that have not been implemented … Continue reading "CRC concluding observations on Lithuania (excerpt on statistics), 2013"

Language Education Policy Profile (excerpt on general background), 2006

2. General background to the current situation 2.1. A concern for linguistic issues The Country Report for Lituania is divided in three parts : Strategy of teaching Lithuanian language at general education school (2004-2009) Education of national minorities and immigrant children Foreign language education strategy paper Thus, from the very beginning of the process, several … Continue reading "Language Education Policy Profile (excerpt on general background), 2006"