2012

Application versus Latvia concerning unlawful restriction of liberty for person with mental disabilities has been submitted to the European Court of Human Rights

Today with support of Association “Resource Centre for People with Mental Disabilities “ZELDA” (hereinafter – RC ZELDA) the application concerning unlawful restriction of liberty for person with mental disabilities was submitted to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The … Continue reading

Research Paper – “Access to Employment and Education” has been completed by ZELDA intern Naila Kirimova (Azerbaijan)

On April 2012 ZELDA welcomed an intern from Azerbaijan-Naila Kirimova- within the Open Society Human Rights Internship/2012 project, funded by the Human Rights and Governance Grants Program of the Open Society Foundations. During her 3.5 months work with ZELDA Naila carried … Continue reading

ZELDA welcomes new intern to its team

Starting with April 2012 ZELDA  welcomed an intern from Azerbaijan-Naila Kirimova- within the Human Rights and Governance Grants Program of the Open Society Foundations.Naila has a law degree from the Baku State University and obtained an LLM in International Human … Continue reading

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Issue Paper on “The right of people with disabilities to live independently and be included in the community”, Strasbourg, 13 March 2012

On 13 of March 2012, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights published the issue paper “The right of people with disabilities to live independently and be included in the community.” It has been developed in consultation with a … Continue reading

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Issue Paper on the right to legal capacity of people with intellectual and psycho-social disabilities, Strasbourg 20 February 2012

On 20 February 2012, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg has published an issue paper on the right to legal capacity of people with intellectual and psycho-social disabilities. “This Issue Paper describes the challenges faced by … Continue reading