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LCHR and ENS study „Ending Childhood Statelessness: A Study on Latvia” published

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 LCHR and ENS study „Ending Childhood Statelessness: A Study on Latvia” published

This study was prepared in cooperation with the European Network on Statelessness (hereinafter ENS) in the framework of the ENS campaign “None of Europe’s children should be stateless”. One of the activities of the campaign is to assess the implementation of legislative standards for the prevention of childhood statelessness at the national level in several countries  with a view to improving access to nationality of children who would otherwise be left without any. This report assesses the main causes and consequences of childhood statelessness in Latvia and possible solutions.

Published : 2015-06-30 Read more...

Conference: The Implementation of the Return Directive: challenges and good practices from the perspective of the Central and Eastern European countries

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Conference: The Implementation of the Return Directive: challenges and good practices from the perspective of the Central and Eastern European countries

On 26 and 27 May Latvian Centre for Human Rights conducted an international conference 'The Implementation of the Return Directive: challenges and good practices from the perspective of the Central and Eastern European countries.' The conference was organised in the framework of the project „Developing good practices: promoting compliance with the Return Directive in Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia” implemented by the Latvian Centre for Human Rights in cooperation with Lithuanian Red Cross Society  and Human Rights League, Slovakia.  Project is co-financed by the European Union under the European Return Fund - Community Actions 2012

Published : 2015-05-25 Read more...

PARTICIPATION AND POLICY INVOLVEMENT OF THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS IN PUBLIC LIFE OF 9 CENTRAL AND EASTERN EU MEMBER STATES

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PARTICIPATION	AND POLICY	 INVOLVEMENT OF THIRD	COUNTRY	 NATIONALS	IN	PUBLIC	LIFE	 OF	9	CENTRAL	AND	EASTERN	 EU	MEMBER	STATES

Organisation for Aid to Refugee (Czech Republic) released publication on political participation of immigrants in 9 EU Member States with good practices examples from another 8 EU Member States. The publication is published in the framework of a  project Fostering Political Participation and Policy Involvement of Immigrants in 9 Central and Eastern EU Countries.  The action co-funded by the European Commission's Fund fo the Integration of Third Country Nationals (Agreement No. HOME/2013/EIFX/CA/ CFP/4234).  To find more information about migrant participation please visit the webpage: http://www.migrant-participation.eu/ 

Published : 2015-04-30 Read more...

Civic engagement of immigrants. National policy brief - LATVIA

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Civic engagement of immigrants. National policy brief - LATVIA

Goal Encourage civic and political participation of third country nationals through civil society organizations and trade unions, thus giving them an opportunity to elaborate, implement and monitor matters directly affecting them. The National policy brief is prepared in the framework of o project „Fostering political participation and policy involvement of migrants in 9 Central and Eastern EU countries” (Agreement No. HOME/2013/EIFX/CA/ CFP/4234) supported by the European Commission's Fund fo the Integration of Third Country Nationals. The project is co-funded by the European Union.

Published : 2015-04-30 Read more...

Seminar „Practical aspects of monitoring immigration detention and forced return” Riga

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Seminar „Practical aspects of monitoring immigration detention and forced return” Riga

On 31 March 2015, the Latvian Centre for Human Rights (LCHR) has organised a seminar „Practical aspects of monitoring immigration detention and forced return”. The seminar was organised in the framework of a project „Developing good practices: promoting compliance with the Return Directive in Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia”. Project is co-financed by the European Union under the European Return Fund - Community Actions 2012

Published : 2015-04-10 Read more...

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