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Juris Jansons
Last update date/time: 27.08.2015 | 11:29

Ombudsman’s Office of the Republic of Latvia receives „A” status accreditation

08.07.2015

Ombudsman’s Office of the Republic of Latvia has received highest "A" status accreditation by the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions Sub-Committee on Accreditation.

Report on the Year 2014 by the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia

05.06.2015

Ombudsman's Office of the Republic of Latvia has published translated (in English) Annual report on the year 2014.

Ombudsman discusses minority issues with the OSCE High Commissioner

16.10.2014

Today, on October 16, from 11:00 to 12:00 OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Astrid Thors will visit The Ombudsman's Office of the Republic of Latvia. Agenda of the meeting between Ombudsman Juris Jansons and the OSCE High Commissioner includes issues of bilingual education in Latvian, progress in the fight against discrimination and other minority issues.

Report on the Year 2013 by the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia

15.08.2014

Ombudsman's Office of the Republic of Latvia has published its Annual report on the year 2013 in English.

Ombudsman informs OSCE representatives on issues related to national minorities in Latvia

30.05.2014

From May 21st till 22nd representatives of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe visited Latvia on issues related to national minorities in Latvia. OSCE High Commissioner of National Minorities representatives – senior adviser Jennifer Croft and senior legal adviser Laurentiu Hadirca and Ombudsman of Latvia Mr. Juris Jansons had fruitful meeting.

Ombudsman introduce international partners with situation of national minorities education in Latvia

07.05.2014

Ombudsman Office prepares and disseminates explanation for international cooperation partners and foreign embassies about situation of national minorities education in Latvia.


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