Commissioner’s visit report (excerpts on stateless children), 2013

Summary [..] 3. Human rights of children There are 1181 stateless children under the age of 15 in Estonia. Although parents can use a simple and accessible procedure to acquire Estonian nationality for their stateless children, the authorities also bear responsibility for preventing statelessness among children. The Commissioner urges the government to initiate a reform … Continue reading "Commissioner’s visit report (excerpts on stateless children), 2013"

Commissioner’s visit report (excerpts on employment and access to justice), 2013

Summary [..] 1. Economic crisis and its effects on the enjoyment of human rights [..] Access to education, vocational training and the labour market must be non-discriminatory. [..] The long-standing socio-economic gap between ethnic minorities and the majority population has become more pronounced following the economic crisis. It is particularly worrying that the gap is … Continue reading "Commissioner’s visit report (excerpts on employment and access to justice), 2013"