Archive for April, 2011

The European Foundation of Human Rights proved that research results quoted by Lithuanian authorities do not correspond with the truth.

Posted on April 06, 2011 by admin
PRESS RELEASE 28-03-2011 Only 3.9% of Poles indicate the insufficient knowledge of Lithuanian language as the reason for their unemployment. The Institute of Labour and Social Research in Vilnius confirmed presumptions of the European Foundation of Human Rights that the research results quoted by Lithuanian authorities do not correspond with the truth. On 24th March the Foundation submitted to the Institute of Labour and Social Research a request for explaining the imprecisions connected with the research conducted by the Institute in year 2008 and concerning the situation of men and women...

Plenipotentiary of Katyn families: Strasbourg is working!

Posted on April 03, 2011 by admin
On 19-21th December, tens of people took part in the fourth series of lectures about human rights, which were organized by the Lawyers Association of Polish people in Lithuania, in cooperation with the European Foundation of Human rights. The last lectures this year were led by Dr Ireneusz C. Kamiński, expert of the Council of Europe. Working instrument – a victim of its own success. According to dr I.C. Kamiński, the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedom is one of the few working law instruments. Why? Many conventions are missing an essential element that is...