2009

The Director of RC “ZELDA” has completed, with Distinction, the one year further education program

Ieva Leimane Veldmeijere, the director of RC ZELDA, has completed, with Distinction, the one year further education program for the International Diploma in Mental Health Law and Human Rights offered by the Indian Law Society and the World Health Organization. The course ran … Continue reading

RC ZELDA signs cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Welfare

On September 25 2009, RC ZELDA joined 12 other social organizations in signing a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Welfare (MW). RC ZELDA and MW will collaborate on social inclusion, social assistance, care, rehabilitation as well as other issues. … Continue reading

ZELDA receives accreditation to participate in the member states’ conference on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The second annual UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities member states’ conference was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from September 2 – 4 2009. The discussion focused on issues relating to legal capacity … Continue reading

A new staff lawyer begins work at RC “ZELDA”

  Following the end of the partnership with our previous staff lawyer Liene Šulce, RC ZELDA welcomes staff lawyer Anete Erdmane to our team. Anete has recently obtained a European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (European Inter-European Centre for … Continue reading

RC ZELDA and RAKUS Patients’ Ombudsman organize Patients’ Rights Day

  The third annual Patients’ Rights Day was marked in Latvia on April 17, 2009. RC Zelda and the RAKUS Patients’ Ombudsman organization held a conference with the support of the Public Health Agency and the Active Citizenship Network.  A total of … Continue reading

RC “ZELDA” receives funding for a new project

Since January 2009, RC “ZELDA” has been implementing a project entitled “Development of Advocacy Tools for Users of Mental Health Services in Latvia”, under the EEZ and the Norwegian government bilateral financial instrument NGO fund grant scheme “NGO Project Programme”. … Continue reading