On 28 December 2010 the Constitutional Court of Latvia adopted a judgement in the RC “ZELDA’s” represented client’s J.F. case on compliance of Article 358 and Article 364 of the Civil Law with Article 96 of the Constitution of the … Continue reading
The Latvian Parliament (Saeima) has adopted a law which ratifies Optional Protocol of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
On 3 June 2010 the Saeima adopted a law (On Optional Protocol of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) in accordance with which Latvia adopts and ratifies the Optional Protocol of the UN Convention on the Rights … Continue reading
On 28 of May 2010 the RC “ZELDA” in cooperation with MDAC organized a training seminar for the Latvian judges, prosecutors and attorneys
On 28 of May 2010 the Resource Center “ZELDA” in cooperation with the Mental Disability Advocacy Center (MDAC) organized a training seminar for the Latvian judges, prosecutors and attorneys entitled “Human Rights Standards in Court Proceedings against People with … Continue reading
The Constitutional Court has initiated a case about the Civil Law’s Article 358 and 364’s compliance with Article 96 of the Constitution
On April 28 2010 the Constitutional Court declared admissible “ZELDA’s” client J.’s petition about the Civil Law’s Article 358 and 364 compliance with Article 96 of the Constitution. The petitioner, who because of intellectual disability has been incapacitated for several years, … Continue reading
On April 2010 the Resource Center “ZELDA” published its latest Newsletter which is available here. It covers issues such as: the key developments in mental disability advocacy from the second half of 2009 until March 2010; informed consent; applying Article … Continue reading
Vienna Online Journal on International Constitutional Law – http:// www.internationalconstitutionallaw.net through a selection process has chosen to publish Anete Erdmane’s Masters Thesis, Liberty behind closed doors…? Involuntary placement and medical treatment in psychiatric institutions from the human rights perspective.
At the beginning of 2010 the European Fundamental Rights Agency admitted “ZELDA” to their NGO platform, where NGOs have the opportunity to participate in the creation of fundamental rights’ policy on the EU level.
Resource Centre “ZELDA” was one of the region’s human rights and advocacy organizations where recent graduates of Masters and LL.M. programs in the social sciences, law, and humanities in the framework of the Internship Initiative of the Open Society Institute, … Continue reading