The Latvian Centre for Human Rights concluded a project "Different Client in Diverse Latvia II" (IF/2009/3.1./27), aimed at training of healthcare workers, policemen and trade union representatives about intercultural communication, anti-discrimination and diversity management issues.
From 12-14 May LCHR staff Anhelita Kamenska and Ilvija Pūce conducted training on monitoring places of detention for Montenegrin NGOs in Podgorica, Montenegro. The training was carried out in co-operation with the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights (Serbia) and Montenegrin NGO Human Rights Action (HRA), which is the lead organisation in the project “Monitoring respect for human rights in closed institutions in Montenegro."
You are standing at the doorstep to an article competition for journalism students in the Baltic and Nordic countries – with career boosting prizes.
On 21 November the Latvian Centre for Human Rights organised an international conference “Policing, Combating and Preventing Hate Crimes”.
Alternative report on the implementation of the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities in Latvia
In order to promote discussions about the impact of the Convention on minority rights in Latvia, the Latvian Centre for Human Rights (LCHR)has prepared a “shadow” report, which aims at providing information on the implementation of specific articles of the Convention in Latvia.The shadow report does not provide general analysis of legislation and other normative acts, but focuses on practical aspects of the implementation of the rights enshrined in the Convention, thus providing complementary information to other reports, including the state report.