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Conference "The 5-year lessons of managing asylum in Europe: How to implement a successful integration strategy" 

Author:Providus

The National Integration Evaluation Mechanism (NIEM) is a six-years long transnational project which aims to prepare key actors in the integration field in 15 EU Member States to better face the current challenges and improve the integration outcomes of beneficiaries of international protection. Conflict situations tend to last longer, and it takes currently on average 17 years, before refugees fleeing civil wars may eventually have a chance to return to their home country. Hence, the long-term integration of newly arrived beneficiaries of international protection is without alternative and presents an immediate challenge for European societies. Read

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Current Human Rights Issues in Latvia in the 3rd Quarter of 2002 

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In accordance with the Law on the National Human Rights Office, the NHO must submit quarterly reports on the human rights situation and current issues in the country. This is the report on the 3rd quarter of 2002 which touches on issues regarding which the NHO has received the most complaints or on which it has provided conclusions or official opinions. The report also points out the most important activities of the NHO during this period.
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Alternative Report to the UN on the Situation regarding the Protection of the Rights of Children in Latvia 1998 – 2002 

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The Alternative Report to the UN on the Situation Regarding the Protection of the Rights of Children in Latvia 1998 – 2002
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National Human Rights Office 2001 Annual Report 

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The 2001 annual report of the National Human Rights Office has been prepared in accordance with the Law on the National Human Rights Office, which provides that the NHO must submit annual reports on its activities to the Saeima and the Cabinet. In this report, the NHO, on the basis of its work, has analysed current problems and their possible solutions in specific areas of human rights in Latvia in 2001. In the report, the National Human Rights Office also presents its activities aimed at providing information to society and improving legislation in Latvia.
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The Portrayal of Gender Roles in Latvian School Textbooks 

Author:Elizabete Picukane, Inese Kikule, Sonja Zemite

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In order to obtain objective information on the way gender roles are portrayed in school teaching materials, a study was done to analyse the occupations, leisure time activities, family status, appearance and other characteristics of persons portrayed in the texts and illustrations of school textbooks. The study covered 50 textbooks in Latvian currently used in comprehensive schools.
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Current Human Rights Issues in Latvia in the 1st Quarter of 2002 

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In accordance with the Law on the National Human Rights Office, the NHO must submit quarterly reports on the human rights situation and current issues in the country. This is the report on the 1st quarter of 2002. It covers issues regarding which the NHO has received the most complaints or on which it has provided conclusions or official opinions. The report also points out the most important activities of the NHO during this period.
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Current Human Rights Issues in Latvia in the 4th Quarter of 2002 

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In accordance with the Law on the National Human Rights Office, the NHO must submit quarterly reports on the human rights situation and current issues in the country. This is the report on the 4th quarter of 2002 which touches on issues regarding which the NHO has received the most complaints or on which it has provided conclusions or official opinions. The report also points out the most important activities of the NHO during this period.
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Framework Convention for the protection of National Minorities - salvation from assimilation? 

Author:Sigita Zankovska - Odiņa

Minority representatives want the Convention ratified before Latvia's referendum on joining the EU. Otherwise, Russian organizations could start a campaign against the EU to force the government to halt its policy of assimilation. Read

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Current Human Rights Issues in Latvia in the 2nd Quarter of 2002 

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In accordance with the Law on the National Human Rights Office, the NHO must submit quarterly reports on the human rights situation and current issues in the country. This is the report on the 2nd quarter of 2002 which touches on issues regarding which the NHO has received the most complaints or on which it has provided conclusions or official opinions. The report also points out the most important activities of the NHO during this period.
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Natural Racism 

Author:Artis Svece

Comments on the discussion on politika.lv after the interview with George Steele Read

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"I now live in one of the most racist societies" 

Author:Providus

During the 8 years since I have lived here I have not been in prison, or the police, I have not done anything illegal or anything at all to provoke hatred or suspicion. Must I accept racism if it is based on ignorance or fear? No. I have done nothing to provoke such an attitude. Read