Alternative reports

Alternative reports submitted by the Human Rights Monitoring Institute

Lithuania Criticized by UN Disability Rights Committee

The UN Disability Rights Committee has concluded its review of the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Lithuania. Next to the Government’s submissions, the Committee considered the alternative report compiled by NGOs, HRMI among them. Unfortunately, the findings were grim – little to no progress had been achieved. The United …

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Alternative Report to UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women 2014

Human Rights Monitoring Institute has submitted an alternative report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in order to assist the Committee in assessing Lithuania’s progress when implementing women’s rights, while reviewing Lithuania’s fifth periodic report. To ensure appropriate protection for victims of domestic violence, to respect the privacy of women …

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HRMI Appealed to Parliamentary Ombudspersons on the Implementation of UN Convention against Torture

During the 52nd session (28 Apr 2014 – 23 May 2014), the UN Committee against Torture will review Lithuania’s third periodic report. On this occasion, Human Rights Monitoring Institute (HRMI) has submitted an alternative report, which will assist the Committee in assessing Lithuania’s progress. HRMI has identified severe overuse of pre-trial detention and ineffectiveness of …

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Alternative Reports to the UN Committee against Torture 2014

HRMI submitted alternative report to the UN Committee against Torture in order to assist the Committee in assessing Lithuania’s progress during the 52nd session (28 Apr 2014 – 23 May 2014) in which Lithuania’s third periodic report will be reviewed. Human Rights Monitoring Institute submitted HRMI has identified severe overuse of pre-trial detention and ineffectiveness …

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Alternative Report and Submissions to the UN HRC 2010-2013

In November 2010, HRMI submitted the alternative Report prepared for the United Nations Human Rights Committee on the occasion of its review of Lithuania’s Third Periodic Report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). See the full text of the Alternative Report here. In July 2012, the UN Human Rights Committee reviewed …

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Alternative Report to the UN Child Rights Committee 2012

In August 2012, an informal group of Lithuanian NGOs submitted alternative report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child on the children’s rights situation in Lithuania. UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is now considering the shadow report in its preliminary session in Geneva. The third and fourth State …

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Alternative Report to the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2011

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. Date submitted: February 2011. See the full text of the Alternative Report here.