ESTONIA Official data The Estonian government informed FRA that, in 2019, the authorities recorded two crimes motivated by antisemitism (the motivation behind the incidents was recorded when the crimes were reported). No reported antisemitic incidents or crimes were recorded in 2015–2018. In 2016 and 2017, the Ministry of Justice of Estonia published a chapter on suspected … Continue reading "Antisemitism – Overview of data available in the EU 2009–2019 (excerpt), 2020"
3. RACISM, XENOPHOBIA AND RELATED INTOLERANCE [..] 3.2. LEGAL AND POLICY INITIATIVES TO CURB HATE CRIME AND HATE SPEECH FALL SHORT [..] In Estonia, the penal code explicitly prohibits incitement to hatred,30 while punishment for hate crimes can be imposed by applying a provision regarding aggravating circumstances. 30 Estonia, Penal Code (Karistusseadustik), § 151, 1 … Continue reading "Fundamental Rights Report 2020 (excerpts), 2020"
3. REFORM PRIORITIES [..] 3.3. LABOUR MARKET, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL POLICIES [..] 3.3.3. EDUCATION AND SKILLS [..] Higher education is insufficiently aligned with labour market needs and dropout rates are high. Although tertiary educational attainment in the 30-34 age group is currently above the EU average (47.2% compared with 40.7%), it may worsen if the … Continue reading "Country Report Estonia 2020 (excerpts on education), 2020"
I. SUBSTANTIVE POLICY AREAS [..] 1. EDUCATION [..] 1.2. Achievements and challenges [..] The most significant challenges highlighted by NRCPs include: school participation, absenteeism, early school-leaving, the transition from primary to secondary and the completion of secondary education. 13 [..] 13 AT, CY, EE, EL, ES, FR, HR, LT, NL [..] 2. EMPLOYMENT [..] 2.2. … Continue reading "Report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies (excerpts), 2019"
[..] 79. In its observations before the Court, the LRTK stated that the decision of 18 May 2016 had been taken on the ground that a programme broadcast on the channel NTV Mir Lithuania contained false information which incited hostility and hatred based on nationality against the Baltic countries concerning the collaboration of Lithuanians and … Continue reading "ECJ judgment in the case C-622/17 (excerpt), 2019"
4 Racism, xenophobia and related intolerance [..] 4.2. Lack of policy responses to racism, ethnic discrimination and hate crime [..] FRA ACTIVITY Assisting national authorities with hate-crime recording The full implementation of EU law entails ensuring that the police properly identify hate crime victims and record racist motivation at the time of reporting. Doing so will support … Continue reading "Fundamental Rights Report 2019 (excerpt), 2019"
[EU flag] 27.643 interviews 04>20 / 12 / 2018 [EE flag] 1.004 interviews 04>17 / 12 / 2018 Methodology: face-to-face 1. PERCEPTIONS OF ANTISEMITISM IN COUNTRY QD1 Do you think antisemitism is a problem or ot in (OUR COUNTRY)? % EU28 ЕЕ Total ‘A problem’ 50 6 Total ‘Not a problem’ 43 86 Don’t know … Continue reading "Eurobarometer: Perceptions of antisemitism (excerpts), 2019"
The European Parliament (..) 32. Regrets that no significant progress has been made in the case concerning the electoral rights of non-citizens in Estonia and Latvia, following petition No 0747/2016; stresses that any unnecessary delays may cause distrust in the European institutions; Document data: adopted 14.12.2017; P8_TA(2017)0502 Also available in Latvian Link: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P8-TA-2017-0502+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN
This document has been prepared for the European Commission however it reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. [..] National experts: (..) Estonia [:] Non-discrimination [:] Vadim Poleshchuk [..] 1. PROTECTED GROUNDS OF DISCRIMINATION [..] 1.2 … Continue reading "A comparative analysis of non-discrimination law in Europe 2017 (excerpts)"
1 Introduction [..] This EMN Inform is the synthesis of the answers provided by Member States and Norway to an ad-hoc query launched by the LU EMN NCP on 12th March 2015 1 and two joint ad-hoc queries launched by the LU EMN NCP and COM on 4th May 2016. 2 1 This ad-hoc query was answered by 23 … Continue reading "Statelessness in the EU (excerpts), 2016"