Latvia
            

This page provides one-point access to all collected information concerning Latvia. The information includes information about specialized institutions, hate crime legislation, reports from inter-governmental organizations, State reports, action plans and other national initiatives.

Latest - Action plans
Report on the implementation of the EU framework for national Roma integration strategies
European Commission. Directorate-General for Justice
Published: Brussels : European Commission, 2 April 2014

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Material type: report
Subject: integration - national action plan - anti-discrimination - economic, social, and cultural rights - education - housing - employment - health services
Country coverage: EU region - Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Netherlands - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom

Guidelines on national identity, civil society and integration policy (2012–2018)
Ministry of Culture of Latvia
Published: Riga : Ministry of Culture of Latvia, 2012

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More information: http:/​/​www.vvc.gov.lv (English)

Material type: action plan
Subject: national action plan - civil society - integration - language - migration
Country coverage: Latvia
Latest - IGO reports
Antisemitism : overview of data available in the European Union 2004-2015
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Published: Vienna : FRA, December 2016

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Material type: report
Subject: anti-Semitism - data collection - hate crime - discrimination
Country coverage: EU region - Austria - Belgium - Bulgaria - Cyprus - Croatia - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Netherlands - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom

Report by Nils Muiznieks, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, following his visit to Latvia from 5 to 9 September 2016
Muiznieks, Nils ; Council of Europe (COE). Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights
Published: Strasbourg : CoE, 13 December 2016

Doc.no. CommDH(2016)41


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - recommendation
Subject: women's rights - gender equality - children's rights - homophobia - sexual orientation - gender identity - hate crime
Country coverage: Latvia
Latest - State submitted reports
Third periodic reports of States parties : Latvia
United Nations (UN). Human Rights Committee (HRC)
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 9 October 2012
(Consideration of reports submitted by states parties under article 40 of the covenant)

Meeting: Human Rights Committee (110th session : Geneva, 10-28 March 2014)


Doc.no. CCPR/C/LVA/3


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: civil and political rights
Country coverage: Latvia

National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15(a) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 : Latvia

Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 14 February 2011
(Universal periodic review)

Meeting: Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (11th session : Geneva, 2-13 May 2011)


Doc.no. A/HRC/WG.6/11/LVA/1


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: human rights - anti-discrimination - minority rights - integration - gender equality - children's rights - economic, social, and cultural rights
Country coverage: Latvia
Latest - Tools & guides
Good practice plus project toolkit : a toolkit to build a strong partnership between criminal justice agencies and minority ethnic communities to support victims of racial and religious hate crime and hate speech
Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities (NICEM)
Published: Brussels : European Commission, September 2016

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Material type: tools and guides
Subject: hate crime - hate speech - victims - xenophobia - administration of justice - international law - law enforcement
Country coverage: EU region - United Kingdom - Finland - Belgium - Czech Republic - Hungary - Ireland - Poland - Latvia

As the witnesses fall silent : 21st century Holocaust education in curriculum, policy and practice
Gross, Zehavit (ed.) ; Stevick, Doyle E. (ed.) ; UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE)
Published: Geneva : UNESCO ; Springer, 11 June 2015

ISBN 978-3-319-15418-3

The publication also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


Material type: tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance - genocide - victims - diversity - education
Country coverage: Austria - Canada - Estonia - Israel - Germany - Latvia - Lithuania - Poland - Spain - United Kingdom - United States
Latest - Other reports & documents
Yearbook of Muslims in Europe
Scharbrodt, Oliver (ed.) ; Akgönül, Samim (ed.) ; Alibasic, Ahmet (ed.) ; Nielsen, Joergen S. (ed.) ; Racius, Egdunas (ed.)
Published: Boston ; Leiden : Brill, December 2016

ISBN 978-90-04-33602-5
ISSN 1877-1432


Material type: annual report
Subject: Islamophobia - freedom of religion or belief - freedom of expression - media - religious symbols - religion - education
Country coverage: Albania - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Luxembourg - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Malta - Moldova - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom

The white papers of hate 2015
International Human Rights Movement "A World Without Nazism"
Published: Moscow : Terra ; Book Club Knigovek, 21 January 2015
Other contributors: Technical University of Berlin. Center for Research on Antisemitism ; Russian Academy of Science. Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology


ISBN 978-5-4224-1101-6

Material type: report - research
Subject: neo-Nazism - xenophobia - extremism - hate crime
Country coverage: Albania - Bulgaria - Croatia - Czech Republic - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lithuania - Moldova - Poland - Romania - Russian Federation - Slovakia - Ukraine - United Kingdom