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.

Jan. 17, 2014

  • Nationalists’ union sent the coalition partners its proposal for the coalition’s agreement
  • Moldova cancelled visa requirements for Latvian non-citizens

Latvijas Avize reports about proposals of the nationalists’ union All for Latvia!/FF-LNIM (NU) for the new government coalitions’ agreement. First of all, the NU wants that the coalition agree to adopt the draft Preamble to the Constitution of Latvia elaborated by Egils Levits; secondly, to adopt amendments to the Education law setting that all education programs starting with 1 September 2018 in state funded ethnic minority schools are in Latvian language only; thirdly, to limit granting of residence permits to foreigner owners of real estate in Latvia; and to limit the opportunities for foreigners to buy Latvian agricultural and wooded lands.

Vesti Segodnya reports that Latvian non-citizens, persons with documents of refugee and stateless person can travel to Moldova without visas starting with 3 January 2014.

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