The world’s costliest Olympic Games, held in Russia in February 2014, were built on widespread and well-documented human rights abuses. This is just one example of the adverse impacts, when governments systematically fail to act to protect human rights in the face of business activities.
This profile on Latvia includes information on: collective and individual employment relations, health and well-being, pay, working time, skills and training, and equality and non-discrimination at work.
State Obligations to Regulate and Adjudicate Corporate Activities under the European Convention on Human Rights
This study examines State obligations to prevent and redress corporate-related human rights violations under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
Strengthening workers’ rights in the Baltic Sea region is a strategic priority for the trade union movement in the Nordic countries and it has been so ever since the Baltic States gained their independence in 1991.
Council of the Baltic Sea States Task Force against Trafficking in Human Beings, Strategic Plan 2020-2025
Human trafficking for labour exploitation has become increasingly prevalent in the Baltic Sea Region. In fact, in some member states like Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland, labor exploitation is equally common or even more common than sexual exploitation.