The return of third-country nationals: Standards and their implementation in Latvia

This Report is prepared in the framework of the project “Developing good practices: promoting compliance with the Return Directive in Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia” coordinated by Latvian Centre for Human Rights and implemented 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

The objective of this Report is to assess Latvian legislation and practice of return of third-country nationals in light of the Return Directive and other national, EU and international standards. In particular, the study is focused on applicable protection standards concerning the protection of vulnerable groups in the return procedure, detention and alternatives to detention and standards on the existence of effective forced return monitoring system.



Published: 2015-07-30