The Education, Culture and Sports Department of the Riga City Council in cooperation with the Latvian Centre for Human Rights launched four-days training for teachers “Migration, Development and Human Rights.”
LCHR organised a seminar “Topical human rights issues in Latvian prisons and potential solutions – exhange of views by administrative courts and prisons”.
The seminar was held on 4 December at the Riga Regional Administrative Court House and was attended by 36 participants while judges from four district courts followed the event by the video conference.
The Latvian Centre for Human Rights organised an international conference “Effective ways of addressing hate crimes and hate speech” 22 October in Riga. Recording of the conference is available at: Part I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XNdJcM0uAI Part II https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N30zKLZX4Ws
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.
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