Integration monitor

Integration monitor is a daily Latvian press digest on ethnic minority and society integration issues. The Monitor reviews the biggest Latvian dailies: Diena, Latvijas Avize, Neatkariga (in Latvian language), Vesti Segodnya (in Russian language). In specific cases other information sources are used. Latvian Centre for Human Rights is not responsible for information published by the media.

Dec. 20, 2008

  • Interview on Latvian language examinations

Latvijas Avize interviewed the Head of the Centre for Curriculum Development and Examinations (ISEC) Mrs. Agrita Groza and the Head of the State Language Certification Unit Mrs. Anta Lazareva. According to the interview, 5069 people took Latvian language exams in 2008; 29% of them failed. There are two Latvian language testing commissions: one is the State Language Certification Unit that certifies people if they need a certificate for their professional duties or for receiving residence permits, the other is Naturalisation Board that tests Latvian language for obtaining Latvian citizenship.

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