Archive for March, 2011

Alternative report prepared for the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Alternative report prepared for the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Posted on March 30, 2011 by admin
Alternative report prepared for the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on the occasion of its review of Lithuania’s Fourth and Fifth Periodic Reports under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Download Download the report (.pdf) Category:Report Date:2015/02/24 3.0 MiB 218 Downloads Details... ...

The European Foundation of Human Rights has proved that results of the research carried out by Lithuanian authorities are not true

Posted on March 28, 2011 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
Only 3.9% of Poles indicated inadequate knowledge of Lithuanian language as a main reason of their unemployment. The Institute of Labour and Social Research with the headquarters in Vilnius have confirmed the assumptions of the European Foundation of Human Rights that the results of the research cited by Lithuanian authorities were not true. On March 24th the Foundation wrote a letter to the Institute of Labour and Social Research requesting the clarification of inconsistencies concerning the research carried out by Institute in 2008 regarding the situation of women and men from ethnic...

European Foundation of Human Rights – on the trail of statistics manipulation

Posted on March 25, 2011 by admin
On the 24th of March of this year, the European Foundation of Human Rights submitted a letter to the Institute of Work and Social Science in Vilnius in which it asked for explanation about some unclear aspects of the survey that was conducted by the institute in 2008, related to the situation of ethnic minority members within the work market. In its letter, the Foundation stated that in the Fundamental Rights Agency’s 2010 report on page 88 the results of the survey conducted by the institute below are quoted. There it is said that “In Lithuania approximately 42% of the surveyed people...